Fire destroys home in Jessamine County - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Fire destroys home in Jessamine County

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A home was destroyed by an early morning fire in Jessamine County.

Officials with the Jessamine County Fire Department tell WDRB the fire happened Tuesday at a home in Nicholasville. The home was located on Hawthorn Drive in the Lone Oak subdivision.

A call about the fire was received at 2:40 a.m.

Officials say the fire started with a cigarette on a mattress in a back bedroom and spread into the attic.

Two people were inside the home at the time, but were able to escape. No injuries have been reported.

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