Two injured in two-alarm fire

Published 9:25 am Thursday, April 18, 2019

UPDATE: The fire was called under control at 8:03 a.m., according to a city press release.

Two adults resided at the residence and have been displaced, as the home was declared a total loss. The resident transported for further medical evaluation was an adult male.

The Fire Marshal’s Office will investigate the cause of the fire.

Earlier: An occupant and firefighter are being treated after suffering injuries in an early-morning fire on Thursday.

The two-alarm fire in the 3500 block of Arthur Drive was reported at 5:47 a.m. The first unit arrived on scene at 5:58 a.m., according to a city press release.

Heavy fire was showing from the single-story residence when firefighters first arrived, the press release stated.

One occupant was treated and then taken to a local hospital due to smoke inhalation, the press release stated. One firefighter has also been treated due to heat exhaustion.

The roadway remains closed in the area due to the staging of equipment.

Firefighters are still working the scene, and more information will be provided later.