LUBBOCK, Texas — Lubbock Fire Rescue crews battled a house fire early Saturday afternoon in the Jackson-Mahon neighborhood.
The fire was reported around 12:15 p.m. in the 2300 block of 2nd Place.
LFR told EverythingLubbock.com a neighbor reported the fire, while a bystander kicked open the front door of the home to see if anyone was inside. However, they were unable to see due to black smoke inside the house.
When LFR crews arrived on scene and began battling the fire, they made contact with a person who stated they had escaped from the home. This person was transported by ambulance to a hospital.
LFR said no other injuries were reported, and firefighters were able to contain the fire to this property.
The Lubbock Fire Marshal’s Office was investigating the cause of the blaze.
Smoke was briefly visible from the EverythingLubbock.com tower camera located in the 7400 block of University Avenue.