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Person Escapes As Fire Destroys Home In Montgomery County

Posted at 11:38 AM, Apr 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-21 11:38:14-04

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A fire ripped through a Montgomery County home early Sunday morning, destroying the structure but apparently not causing any injuries.

Officials with the Montgomery County Fire Department said the blaze broke out around 3:30 a.m. at a home on Russ Willoughby Road in Jeffersonville.

Authorities said one person was inside at the time but escaped after being awoken by a smoke detector.

Fire officials said the working detector likely saved the person’s life.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.