DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — DeKalb fire crews rescued two people from a house fire in the Redan area early Saturday morning.

It happened shortly after 6:30 a.m. in the 2000 block of Kimber Trail, off of Covington Highway.

According to Capt. Dion Bentley with DeKalb Fire-Rescue, when crews arrived, they discovered heavy smoke coming from two-story home. 

Two people who had been able to escape the structure before firefighters arrived told crews that there were two others inside the home. 

Bentley said that ladders were deployed to the front of the structure to rescue one person from a bedroom, while the second person was found inside a bathroom. 

dekalb fire crews respond to house fire in redan area
DeKalb fire crews rescued two people from a house fire Saturday morning in the 2000 block of Kimber Trail, off of Covington Highway in the county's Redan area.
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Bentley said three of the people suffered from smoke inhalation. Two of them were treated at the scene. The third was expected to be transported to a nearby hospital. 

That person's condition was not immediately available.

Crews were able to put out the fire itself, which he said appeared to have been confined to the basement area of the home. 

two people were rescued from the home by crews on the scene. Two others were able to escape the home before firefighters arrived.

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