Wood burning stove to blame in Florence house fire

WATCH: Wood burning stove sparks Florence house fire

FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) - A wood burning stove appears to be to blame for an overnight fire that heavily damaged a home, Florence fire officials said.

Three people safely escaped when flames broke out just after 1:30 a.m. in the 10000 block of Crescent Drive, not far from the Kroger on Mount Zion Road.

Fire officials say the family tried to start a fire in a wood burning stove, but it spread to the back deck.

The American Red Cross has been called in to help.

A damage estimate was not available.

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