A structure fire in Meridian Tuesday had city firefighters hard at work around the lunch hour. The blaze on 29th Avenue, between 8th Street and 9th Street, was under control by 12:30 p.m.
The homeowner worked at a convenience store next door, and his wife was at home. She was taken away in an ambulance.
Road blocks were set up to help the public avoid the area. Firefighters did not immediately know the source of the fire.