Bellevue crews rush to extinguish early morning house fire

BELLEVUE, Neb. (WOWT) - The Bellevue fire department responded to a house fire around 1:15 a.m. at Ivy Court and Ridgewood Dr.

The house was up in flames when crews arrived and they worked for 30 minutes to extinguish it.

There were three people inside of the home at the time, they were able to make it out safely.

Officials say the fire started in the chimney and eventually spread throughout the home.