Fire crews called to Evansville home on W. Iowa St.

Fire crews in the 1100 block of W. Iowa St. in Evansville
Fire crews in the 1100 block of W. Iowa St. in Evansville(WFIE)
Published: May. 25, 2023 at 7:46 PM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - The Evansville Fire Department says they responded to a fire in the 1100 block of West Iowa Street Thursday evening.

According to a release, crews were called to the home when a resident noticed a fire in the kitchen.

Before crews arrived, they say the resident was able to get themselves as well as their pets out of the house unharmed.

EFD says there was smoke damage throughout the home and electrical service was disconnected by CenterPoint Energy for safety.

According to a release, the occupant of the home was displaced due to the damage inside. American Red Cross was contacted for assistance.

Investigators say the cause of the fire was due to a candle, and it is considered an accident.

No one was hurt.