Fatal fire in Burlington

BOONE COUNTY, KY (FOX19) - Fire crews are investigating a deadly fire that occurred Wednesday afternoon.

At 3:45pm, multiple units from the area responded to the 8000 block of Howe Road in Burlington for a report of a fire.

Inside the home, they found 45-year-old Toni Bentley. Officials say she was alone in the home when the fire broke out. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Crews were on the scene in minutes, but there weren't fire hydrants close to the house so crews had to haul in water and use swimming pool to fight the blaze.

On top of that, several fire trucks had difficulty getting through the soft and wet ground, and some had to be towed out of the scene.

So far the cause of the fire is undetermined. The Boone County Fire Investigation Unit is investigating the incident.

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