Fire crews battle flames in strong winds at Lincoln home

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Several Lincoln Fire & Rescue crews battled flames at a home near the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s East Campus on Friday afternoon.

The fire started just after 4:20 p.m. at a house near 36th Street and St. Paul Avenue, just north of campus.

Battalion Chief Jim Bopp said flames were coming from the back of the house when crews arrived.

Despite the strong winds, crews were able to extinguish the blaze without it spreading to other structures, Bopp said.

No one was injured, according to Bopp.

The cause of the fire and the amount of damage is still unknown.  Bopp said most of the damage was contained to the back of the home.

This is a developing story stick with Channel 8 for any details. 

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