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Police investigate Covington fire that hospitalized 1

A woman was hospitalized for smoke inhalation at a small porch fire at this Scott Street home in Covington. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand) A woman was hospitalized for smoke inhalation at a small porch fire at this Scott Street home in Covington. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand)
COVINGTON, KENTUCKY (FOX19) -

Police are investigating an overnight fire that hospitalized a woman.

Crews found a small fire already extinguished on the porch of a Scott Street residence near 19th Street just before 3 a.m.

A suffered smoke inhalation and went to a hospital for treatment.

The cause remains under investigation. When asked if the fire was suspicious, officials would only say police are handling it. 

Officers searched back alleyways and garbage cans for evidence.

A damage estimate was not available.

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