Crews fight house fire in Smoketown neighborhood

Crews fight house fire in Smoketown neighborhood
Kentucky Street is blocked off as fire crews work to save the house.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A house caught fire in Louisville's Smoketown neighborhood Tuesday night.

It was reported just after 7 p.m. in the 500 block of Kentucky Street, near Jackson Street.

Firefighters found heavy smoke coming from the back of the home when they arrived.

There was a report of a rescue, but when crews did an initial search of the home they didn't find any people. There were dogs inside at the time of the fire, according to MetroSafe.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

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