One person taken to hospital after Lexington house fire

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Officials say one person has been taken to the hospital after a fire at a Lexington home.

The fire happened around 2:30 Friday afternoon.

Officials say when the first crew arrived on the scene smoke was pouring out of the home's bedroom window.

When crews entered the residence they found one victim. She has been taken to UK Hospital and officials say she is in critical condition.
They say it was a difficult fire to fight because their first priority was saving the victim before tackling the fire. The fire's origin is unknown at this time.

Officials also say a dog has been found dead. Animal control has been called.

WKYT is tracking the investigation and will bring you updates as they become available.

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