SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — One person was rescued Monday by firefighters from the second story of a house fire before being flown to a hospital.

The fire occurred in Carlisle at approximately 5:21 p.m. on Monday.

According to the Sullivan City Fire Department, they were called to provide mutual aid and the use of their ladder truck to assist the Carlisle-Haddon Township Volunteer Fire Department in battling the flames.

At least one person was inside the home at the time of the fire and was on the second floor. Firefighters were able to use the ladder truck from Sullivan to get in contact with the victim and bring them out of a second story window.

Once outside, crews took the victim to an awaiting ambulance that then took the person to a waiting helicopter to be flown to a hospital for treatment of injuries.

An image showing firefighters battling the flames of a large two story house fire in Carlisle Indiana. Multiple streams of water can be seen dousing the home which has the roof opened up and the orange glow of flames showing from inside. On the right of the image a Sullivan FD ladder is seen stretching above the home and blasting water into the blaze. A boat is located in the yard in front of the house.
Image of firefighters battling a house fire in Carlisle, Indiana. (Image courtesy of the Sullivan City Fire Department)

Firefighters said the victim’s condition remains unknown at this time. reached out to the Carlisle-Haddon Township Fire Department for more information about what took place and this story will be updated with more details if any become available.