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Crews Battle Home Fire On Lexington’s Southwest Side

Posted at 11:27 AM, Jan 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-30 17:53:55-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Emergency crews responded Wednesday morning to a fire at a home on Lexington’s far southwest side.

Crews were called out around 10:15 p.m. to a home in the 3800 block of Gladman Way.

Officials say the home is badly damaged but that no one was injured. One person was inside and fled after hearing an alarm and seeing smoke.

Firefighters were not sure what caused the blaze.

Crews said the extreme cold makes fighting fires more difficult. Among the issues affected by cold weather: it’s harder to connect hoses to hydrants, ice builds up near connections and frozen clothing required changing out crews and layering up.