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Officials: Townhome Heavily Damaged In Possible Kitchen Fire

Posted at 4:49 AM, Nov 02, 2018

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Two people will have to find somewhere else to stay after a fire damaged their home in Madison County.

It happened at about 1:30 a.m. Friday morning, at a townhome complex off Old US 25 in Berea.

When crews arrived, they found flames shooting from the back of the townhome.

Officials say crews were able to quickly knock the fire down in the unit that was burning, but the entire complex was evacuated as a precaution.

Officials are trying to determine a cause, but they say it looks like the fire started near the stove in the kitchen.

There is extensive damage to the kitchen and some smoke damage to the upstairs area.