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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Two homes Damaged by Fire in Eastern Heights Addition - Two Treated at Scene

BEDFORD - ( April 15, 2022) - Several fire departments from Lawrence and Jackson County are on the scene of residential fire in in the Eastern Heights subdivision. The fire has damaged two homes, and two people have been treated at the scene by medical personnel.

One occupant of the home and a Shawsick firefighter was being treated at the scene by IU Medical personnel. The injuries and medical conditions are minor.

The call came in at 11:08 a.m sending Shawswick and Marion Township Volunteer Fire Departments to the scene.

The fire was reported as started in a bathroom and quickly got out of control spreading to a nearby residence. A cat is thought to have perished in the fire.

Downed powerline complicated firefighting efforts this morning

Fire departments from Oolitic, Indian Creek, Pleasant Run Township, in Lawrence County and Owen Township in Jackson County was also summoned to the scene.

Residents across the road from the fire was also using a garden hose to keep the embers from catching their home on fire.

Lawrence County Zephyr will update this story as more information becomes available.

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