crews say a woman's pets were pulled out of a burning home in Covington on Thursday
fire broke out around 5:15 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of West 6th
Street in Covington, Ky.
arriving on the scene reported flames and smoke pouring from the front of the
building. Further investigation revealed fire in the attic and on the first
floor of the building.
"There was no one home at the time of the
fire," says Dan Mathew, chief of the Covington Fire Department. "There
were a couple of animals. [The owner's] dogs were pulled out."
one was injured in the blaze. Firefighters say that they can not estimate the
extent of the damage at this time.
"There is some exterior damage due to the fire
breaking through," adds Mathew. "We're investigating right now. Crews are in
there doing some overhaul and salvage work, trying to save some of the
belongings if we can."
information is known at this time. FOX19 will continue to update the story as
details become available.
Tuesday, June 27 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-06-28 00:43:46 GMT
Wednesday, June 28 2017 8:13 AM EDT2017-06-28 12:13:13 GMT
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