Dehumidifier sparked fire at south Lincoln home, causing $80,000 in damage
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Firefighters battled a blaze in a basement at a south Lincoln home on Friday.
Lincoln Fire & Rescue crews were sent around 3:30 p.m. to the house near 14th Street and Old Cheney Road.
LFR spokeswoman MJ Lierman said firefighters found a small blaze in the basement.
The residents made it out without any injuries. But a firefighter did suffer a minor injury, Lierman said.
A dehumidifier started the fire, which caused about $80,000 in damage, according to Lierman.