Emergency officials battled strong winds as they battled a house fire on Lakeshore Drive Wednesday night.
According to fire officials, a house at 381 Lakeshore Dr. caught fire around 8 p.m. First responders received reports that people were inside attempting to put the fire out; however, when they arrived on the scene, two residents were located outside uninjured.
Fire officials said the rural location with no hydrants combined with the wind made it difficult to fight the fire.
Officials will remain on the scene through the night investigating the cause, but said early indications point to the fire staring in the garage and basement area of the house.
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