A fire broke out Friday afternoon at an east Louisville home which has been the scene of a ongoing SWAT standoff for nearly 24 hours.LMPD’s SWAT and Hostage Negotiation teams are on the scene of a “criminal barricaded situation in the 5000 block of Oakbrook Drive,” according to Louisville Metro Police spokesman Sgt. Lamont Washington.Eighth Division officers were initially called to the home on a domestic trouble run just before 6:00 p.m. Thursday. No word on how many people are barricaded in the home or what happened before the 911 call was made.Washington says he expects police to be on the scene for quite some time. “We have no reason to believe that any homes in the surrounding area are in any danger. We have escorted those immediately beside the involved home out of their homes as a precaution.”Washington says he will continue to give updates as they come in, but advises people to avoid to area.

A fire broke out Friday afternoon at an east Louisville home which has been the scene of a ongoing SWAT standoff for nearly 24 hours.

LMPD’s SWAT and Hostage Negotiation teams are on the scene of a “criminal barricaded situation in the 5000 block of Oakbrook Drive,” according to Louisville Metro Police spokesman Sgt. Lamont Washington.

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Eighth Division officers were initially called to the home on a domestic trouble run just before 6:00 p.m. Thursday.

No word on how many people are barricaded in the home or what happened before the 911 call was made.

Washington says he expects police to be on the scene for quite some time. “We have no reason to believe that any homes in the surrounding area are in any danger. We have escorted those immediately beside the involved home out of their homes as a precaution.”

Washington says he will continue to give updates as they come in, but advises people to avoid to area.

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