One person was rescued from the second floor of a home during an early morning fire in Caldwell on Friday.
The home is “pretty much a total loss,” according to Caldwell fire chief Mark Wendelsdorf said.
The fire took place on the 1200 block of Blaine Street at approximately 6:50 a.m. The fire started in the basement, Wendelsdorf said, and spread through the house.
The home is divided into three apartments. A male resident on the second floor was rescued via a ladder, according to a release sent by Caldwell fire battalion chief Tim Scott. All other occupants had been evacuated.
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The fire is now contained, Wendelsdorf said. There were no injuries.
The residents of the home are receiving help from the Red Cross and are currently housed at a hotel, the release said.
The cause of the fire is still unknown but is believed to be an accident.