UPDATE: Three rescued from Caldwell house fire

Posted at 7:56 AM, Oct 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-03 11:15:20-04


Three people were rescued from an early-morning house fire in rural Caldwell.

Crews were called to a home the in the 20600 block of Upper Pleasant Ridge Road around 5 a.m. Tuesday.

Rescuers had to cut through an outside wall of the burning house to rescue a man trapped inside the bathroom, authorities said. Paramedics treated the man for burns and smoke inhalation, then transported him to a nearby hospital. His name was not released.

Two others were also taken to hospitals.

Information on their conditions was not immediately available.

The house is a total loss, according to fire department spokesman.

Investigators are still trying to determine the cause for the fire.