Fire strikes two Covington homes

COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) - Covington firefighters are investigating a fire that struck two homes next door to each other.

Crews were called to 15th and Maryland shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday night on a report of a home on fire.

When they got there, they found that the fire had spread to a home next door.  A large number if trucks were called in and the fire was knocked down relatively quickly.

The people who live in both homes got out safely. The fire is being investigated as suspicious, although no cause was detemined right away.