Couple Escape Whitley County House Fire Created by on 12/28/2012 5:58:40 AM
Fire investigators are crediting working smoke detectors for preventing a possible tragedy yesterday in Whitley County. Fire was reported Thursday morning at a home along SR-114 near CR-300-E. Although there was significant damage, two residents who were inside heard the smoke detectors and were able to escape the flames. Neither of the residents was uninjured, but a volunteer firefighter was taken to the hospital complaining of chest pains.