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Jessamine Co. home destroyed in fire

House Fire in Jessamine County
Posted at 12:46 PM, Jan 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-23 12:46:36-05

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A house in Jessamine County is a "total loss" after it caught on fire Saturday morning.

Firefighters with the Jessamine County Fire District were called to the home on Pearl Lane in the Emerald Estates subdivision around 5:30 a.m.

The Nicholasville Fire Department and Wilmore Fire Department provided mutual aid.

When firefighters arrived, the flames were already burning through the roof, according to Jessamine County Fire District assistant chief, Danny Eads.

Eads said crews put out the fire, but it is a total loss.

The owners had just purchased the house and it had been undergoing renovations at the time of the fire.

No one inside at the time.

The fire was contained to the property and it is currently under investigation.