Firefighters Say Juvenile Air Lifted With Severe Burns
Darren Doyle, story and photos:
A home was destroyed by fire early this morning where three residents were injured, according to firefighters.
Emergency personnel were paged to 362 Caneyville Road (HWY 185) shortly after 5AM this morning. Firefighters said that the structure was fully involved upon their arrival. Radio traffic indicated that at least three individuals inside were able to go to a neighbor's home where Edmonson EMS responded.
According to Bear Creek Fire Chief J.T. Carroll, two of the individuals were air lifted to the hospital and one was transported to the hospital via ambulance. Another firefighter on scene reported one of the individuals air lifted was a teen juvenile who had suffered second and third degree burns. Their conditions were not immediately known.
The cause of the fire was not immediately known. In addition to Bear Creek Fire Department and Edmonson EMS, also responding to the blaze were the Kyrock, Brownsville, and Lincoln Fire Departments, Edmonson County Emergency Management, and WRECC.
The home was a total loss.