Child and adult treated after DeKalb County home goes up in flames, Fire Marshal investigating

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – A child and adult are recovering after being treated for smoke inhalation after their home in Ashley, Indiana went up in flames late Friday night.

House fire outside of Ashley

Just before 11:10 p.m., the Ashley-Hudson Fire Department was called out to a home in the 900 block of County Road 19.

Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire coming from the rear of the home, quickly spreading to the second floor of the home.

A firefighter on scene confirmed to WANE 15 that a child and an adult male were treated for smoke inhalation.

Firefighters said the home is a total loss.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation with the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office.

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