The Evansville Fire Department says several people were displaced after a Monday morning fire on Weinbach Avenue.
According to EFD, firefighters were dispatched to an apartment complex at 1200 S. Weinbach Ave. around 8:30 a.m. on Monday after a fire was reported by someone living there who had just returned home.
When firefighters got there, they found a bedroom fire in a first-floor two-bedroom apartment. According to EFD, the fire caused significant heat and smoke damage to the apartment. The fire was extinguished in about 20 minutes.
EFD says two adults and five kids lived in the apartment where the fire occurred. They, along with three people living in the apartment above theirs, were displaced as a result of the blaze.
EFD says a puppy was also in the apartment where the fire started, and that the puppy was saved by first responders.
Evansville firefighters rescue puppy after Monday morning fire on Weinbach Avenue
The cause of the fire remains under investigation by EFD.