LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Fern Creek home was heavily damaged by fire Wednesday night.  

It happened around 9 o'clock on Thixton Lane in Fern Creek. Firefighters from Okolona, Highview and Fern Creek all responded. 

It took more than an hour to finally get it under control.

Strong winds during last night's storm helped fuel the fire. No word yet on injuries or a cause.

We're told the family that lives there was out of the home for the holidays. 

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