House fire displaces 5 in Lawrence
Story updated at 7:50 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6:
An overnight structure fire has displaced five occupants of a southwestern Lawrence home.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical said in a news release that firefighters responded to the single-family home at 4121 Teal Drive at 1:32 a.m. Tuesday to find heavy fire involvement on the front side of the home that extended into the garage. The fire was under control at 2:02 a.m.
Two LDCFM members were evaluated at the scene, according to the release. The occupants of the home were not injured, Division Chief Justin Temple said via email.
The Red Cross was assisting occupants of the home Tuesday morning, according to the release.
The cause of the fire is under investigation, and no damage estimate was available early Tuesday.