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.