LFR crews save woman from burning home in north Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Lincoln Fire & Rescue crews saved a woman from a burning home near 12th and Irving Streets on Monday.

When crews arrived shortly after 5 p.m., smoke was coming from the attic area, Battalion Chief Jeremy Gegg said.

Lincoln Police had reported that someone had been inside the home.

Crews made their way inside, found the woman and took her to a hospital to be treated for injuries that are not life-threatening, Gegg said.

One dog was killed in the fire, which caused around $50,000 worth of damage to the home’s infrastructure, according to Gegg.  There was also around $25,000 worth of damage to the home’s contents.

The blaze had been contained to the living room. The cause is still under investigation.

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