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Laurel County Home Destroyed In Early Morning Fire

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - The owner of a house destroyed in a fire in London tells LEX 18 that the family also lost their cars, a motorcycle and a puppy.

The flames broke out around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and the fire department believes it started in the garage. The house is said to be a total loss. Les Wright was the only person inside at the time and was able to get out uninjured.

Sadly, their puppy Jackson did not survive.

"He was a pup. We just had him about eight months. The reason he was in the garage was he had not been housebroken yet. We put him in the garage to make sure he didn’t make a mess in the house," Wright told LEX 18.

The fire department was on scene for about three hours.

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