Update: Batesville Fire Department says one person injured after fire

  • Source: White River Now
  • Published: 03/17/2023 12:00 AM

One person was injured and taken to the hospital yesterday afternoon after a residential fire on East Main Street in Batesville. The Batesville Fire Department said there was one occupant in the house fire when it started yesterday around 4:30 p.m. A fire department spokesperson said the occupant was taken by ambulance to the hospital due to smoke inhalation. His condition was not considered to be life-threatening. The spokesperson said firefighters were on the scene for about six hours. The residence is considered a total loss. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, according to the spokesperson. In a post on social media, the BFD thanked the Northside Volunteer Fire Department and the Southside Volunteer Fire Department for their mutual aid and assistance during the fire.


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