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 Two Teens Injured in Greenville House Fire

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (03/25/15) – In the early morning hours of Wednesday, March 25, several local fire departments were dispatched to the scene of a reported fire at a residence located on Highland Drive in Greenville.

Once on the scene, firefighters found that the residence was fully involved in flames.

During the battle against the blaze, firefighters found that two male teenagers were inside the residence, in the upstairs section, at the time of the start of the fire. Greenville Firefighter Maurice Marshall informed KenCo News that a 17-year-old had woke smelling smoke, and had opened a door, revealing flames, and burning the teen. The teen claimed that he closed the door and he had received major injuries from the fire. Both teens exited the building through an upstairs window.

The other younger teen, age unreleased at this time, received minor injuries. The 17-year-old was transported from the scene by ambulance. His condition has not been released at this time.

Though the fire has been found to have started in a lower level bedroom, the cause has not been discovered at this time.

The Kentucky State Fire Marshall’s office is currently investigating the incident.

The fire was worked by the Greenville Fire Department, Central City Fire Department, Drakesboro Fire Department and Graham Fire Department.

KenCo News will keep you updated as further details are released.

J.L. Graham
KenCo News