One injured in fire on Wolf Avenue in Elkhart

ELKHART, Ind. - One person was injured in a fire on Wolf Avenue Tuesday afternoon, according to the Elkhart Fire Department.

Crews arrived to the fire in the 400 block of E. Wolf Ave. at 1:31 p.m.

When they arrived, they found a one-story wood frame structure with flames showing from the front door and smoke coming from the eves.

The fire was brought under control by 1:56 p.m.

Crews searched the inside of the structure and found a dog, who was later reunited with its owner.

One occupant suffered minor smoke inhalation as she was getting out of the structure. She has since been treated and released from the hospital.

The American Red Cross is helping the structure's occupants at this time.

The fire was ruled accidental, according to the fire department.  

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