House catches fire near Louisville Zoo

House catches fire near Louisville Zoo

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Fire crews worked to put out flames inside of a home near the Louisville Zoo Wednesday evening.

The fire was reported in the 1500 block of Thackeray Drive, located off of Newburg Road, around 7:10 p.m., according to MetroSafe.

When Louisville Fire & Rescue crews arrived they reported heavy smoke and fire coming from the home. It took firefighters approximately 20 minutes to get the flames under control.

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The interior of the home sustained heavy smoke, fire and water damage.

Everyone inside of the home was able to get out safely. No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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