Update: LFR battles house fire in Central Lubbock late Saturday morning

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(Nexstar Media Group/EverythingLubbock.com Staff)

LUBBOCK, Texas — Two people were transported to the hospital following a house fire in Central Lubbock late Saturday morning.

The fire was reported around 11:00 a.m. in the 2800 block of 56th Street.

A spokesperson for Lubbock Fire Rescue told EverythingLubbock.com crews arrived on scene and discovered an active fire and two occupants trapped inside.

LFR crews were able to rescue them and extinguish the fire.

Both occupants were transported to University Medical Center for unspecified injuries sustained in the fire.

The Lubbock Fire Marshal’s Office was investigating the cause of the fire.

LFR said four adults and one child were displaced in the fire. They were receiving assistance from the American Red Cross.

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