Newport home declared total loss after fire

NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) - Emergency crews battled a house fire Tuesday afternoon in Newport.

It happened in the 700 block of Washington Avenue just before 3:30 p.m.

Fire officials believe the fire started in the kitchen of the home. Two people were inside at the time but managed to make it out safely.

Damage is estimated at $45,000. Authorities say the home is a total loss.

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