Officials: 9 displaced after house fire on E. Louisiana St.

Crews respond to house fire on E. Louisiana St.

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Nine people are displaced after a morning house fire in the 700 block of East Louisiana Street.

When crews arrived just before 8:30 a.m. Friday, they reported seeing smoke. They say the bulk of the fire was knocked down quickly and was considered extinguished right before 9 a.m.

Fire officials say medics checked one adult for a minor burn but did not transport them to the hospital.

They say the house next door also received some minor heat damage to its siding.

According to the press release, four adults and five children will be displaced due to fire damage. The Red Cross was called to assist.

They say the cause of the fire was cooking-related.

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