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May 2, 2014 12:13 AM

Fire Destroys Home In Estill County

An Estill County home was destroyed in a fire Thursday evening. It happened around 7 p.m. on Grey Cemetery Road.

Estill County Firefighters said no one was home when the fire started, and luckily no people or pets were hurt.

Once firefighters were on scene they said they quickly got the flames and the bulk of the fire under control, however hot spots took a while to diffuse.

Firefighters cleared the scene by 9 p.m. Thursday night and said they were still investigating a cause.

Family of the home owner said a man and his son lived in the house. They said the home was thankfully insured, and the pair is now staying with friends and family.

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