Friday morning at 5:52 AM New Chapel Fire Co. was dispatched to 4224 Danny Dr. on a house on fire. At 6:01 AM Lafayette Twp Fire Protection District was requested and dispatched for assistance. The house was well involved with fire when NCFC first units arrived on the scene. Quad 11, From LTFPD, responded to the scene and assisted with extinguishing the rest of the fire. LTFPD crew were release around 7:30 AM. Reports given to the media from the homeowners said that smoke detectors alerted the family to the fire. Also a nearby home had minor damaged from the intense heat.
At 6:10 AM a fire was reported at 6465 West McCarthy Knob Rd. Lanesville/Franklin Twp Volunteer Fire Department, Georgetown Fire Protection District, Elizabeth Volunteer Fire Department as well as LTFPD sent units to the scene. GTFPD was first on the scene and advised the house was well involved with fire. LTFPD sent Rescue 1 and Tanker 12 to the scene for assistance. The person living in the house was later found deceased inside. Crews were unable to attempt a rescue due to the heavy fire and collapse conditions. It is unknown if there were working smoke detectors inside the home.
Videos and pictures were added from both fires.