Residents escape as tree falls between 2 homes in Old Louisville

Residents escape as tree falls between 2 homes in Old Louisville
Fire crews responded early Tuesday morning to a tree that had toppled over and fell onto two homes in Old Louisville, causing a small fire. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Fire crews responded early Tuesday morning to a tree that had toppled over and fell onto two homes in Old Louisville, causing a small fire.

MetroSafe dispatchers said the call came in around 7:53 a.m. Tuesday to the 1400 block of St. James Court, close to the fountain.

Crews on scene with Louisville Fire and Rescue told WAVE 3 News the tree came down behind the house and fell between two residences. One of the families said they smelled smoke and noticed a fire had started in their attic.

Louisville Gas & Electric were sent to cut power to the house while the scene was cleared.

No injuries were reported.

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