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Fire damages condominium in Crestview Hills; 2 firefighters were slightly injured

Kenton County firefighters responded to a large building fire in Crestview Hills on Monday, officials said. According to Edgewood Deputy Fire Chief Chris Amon, around 6 p.m., crews were dispatched to a condominium fire at the Grandview Summit complex on the Tuscany Valley Yard. Once firefighters arrived, they saw heavy fire and smoke coming from the building. Crews were able to evacuate the building and get all occupants out of the building without injury, Amon said. Amon said two firefighters were sent to hospital with minor injuries. Witnesses who called 911 said they saw the flames from the balcony. “I was so shocked. There were kids crying with their parents and you wish you could do something for them,” witness Melissa Weigle said. Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze but remained on site to extinguish hot spots. Cross said 12 units were displaced by the fire. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Kenton County firefighters responded to a large building fire in Crestview Hills on Monday, officials said.

According to Edgewood Deputy Fire Chief Chris Amon, around 6 p.m., crews were dispatched to a condominium fire at the Grandview Summit complex on the Tuscany Valley Yard.

Once they arrived, firefighters saw heavy fire and smoke billowing from the building.

Crews were able to evacuate the building and get all occupants out of the building without injury, Amon said.

Amon said two firefighters were sent to hospital with minor injuries.

Witnesses who called 911 said they saw the flames from the balcony.

“I was so shocked. There were children crying with their parents and you wish you could do something for them,” witness Melissa Weigle said.

The firefighters were able to put out the fire but remain on site to put out the hot spots.

The Red Cross said 12 units had been displaced by the fire.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.


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