More than a dozen units called to fight a house fire in Lincoln Monday morning

UPDATE, 6:55 a.m. — Lincoln Fire & Rescue tells Channel 8 two people were inside the home when it caught fire on Monday morning.

They say there was a burning smell around 5:45 a.m. and a caller reported seeing flames coming from the roof closer to 6 a.m.

The fire was found in the attic and took about 15 minutes to put out, but crews are still working on hotspots.

Both of the people who were in the home are OK and so are their pets.

So far there are no details on how extensive the damage is or what it will cost for repairs.

An inspector is heading to the scene and will have those details later in the day.


LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — A house fire was reported just before 6 a.m. on the west side of Lincoln.

More than a dozen units were called to the 1600 block of Southwest Jordan Street.

Right now it’s not clear what caused the fire or if anyone was hurt.

We’re told the blaze has been contained and is no longer a threat.

The temperature was a frigid 38 degrees at the time.

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