Two-alarm fire out in Newport

NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) - Crews from the Newport Fire Department battled a 2-alarm fire Wednesday afternoon.

Crews on the scene say that the fire started in the kitchen around 3:00 pm on the 300 block of Overton St. It took about a half hour for crews to knock down the fire.

3 adults, 2 children, and several pets were able to escape the house without any injuries. The majority of the damage was caused to the back of the home.

The Covington Fire Department also assisted with knocking down the fire.

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