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Apartment fire in Newburg neighborhood under control

At least one apartment unit suffered damaged in a fire on Oct. 25, 2021 in the 3400 block of...
At least one apartment unit suffered damaged in a fire on Oct. 25, 2021 in the 3400 block of Prestwood Drive in Louisville's Newburg neighborhood.(Source: Doug Druschke, WAVE 3 News)
Published: Oct. 25, 2021 at 9:31 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 25, 2021 at 10:33 AM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - One person had to be rescued from an apartment fire in the Newburg neighborhood.

The fire was reported in the 3400 block of Prestwood Drive at 8:50 a.m., according to MetroSafe.

The person rescued was in a third floor apartment. They were treated at the scene and released. A dog in one of the apartments was also rescued.

Six units of the apartment building, home to approximately 20 residents, was impacted by the fire, which was quickly under control by Okolona firefighters.

The extent of damage is not known.

Investigators from the Louisville Metro Arson Bureau are at the scene trying to determine the cause of the fire.

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