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NEW ALBANY, Ind. —A woman was rescued Sunday when two New Albany homes that went up in flames in the 1800 block of East Market Street.

The roof collapsed while firefighters battled the blaze.

Battalion Chief Matt Hunter says the woman was rescued from the top floor of one of the homes.

“She was actually on her cellphone telling our dispatch exactly where she was. Smoky conditions, little hard to find her, we did eventually get to her,” said New Albany Battalion Chief Matt Hunter.

The woman was taken to the hospital.

Neighbors told a man on the first floor about the blaze and he was able to get out safely.

On Monday morning, there’s no word on what started the fire.

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