Fire officials investigate blaze at Humboldt home

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. — A structure fire late Wednesday night in Humboldt sent people inside scrambling and firefighters rushing to the scene.

Firefighters on scene told WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News the fire started around 8:30 p.m. at a home in the 600 block of North 17th Street.

Eight people were inside, six of them children. Everyone inside the home got out safely, however investigators say one person suffered smoke inhalation.

Fire officials are working to determine if there were working smoke detectors inside the home. There’s no word on how the fire started.

Stay with WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News on air and online as more information becomes available.

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