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Covington home damaged in overnight fire

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Firefighters are investigating a house fire that happened early Thursday morning.

Crews were called to the 1900 block of Greenup Street in Covington just after 2 a.m. We're told the homeowner heard smoke alarms and escaped through the back door.

Firefighters were able to contain much of the fire to the first floor, but there was water damage throughout the home.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, but firefighters suspect it could have started in the home's wiring.

The extent of the damage has not been released.

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