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Fire Destroys Newport Home

NEWPORT, Ky (WKRC) -- A family is without a home Tuesday night.

Flames swept through the home on Maple Avenue at about 7 this evening.

The family was able to make it out okay.  No one was hurt.

Fire officials say the flames started on the second-floor porch and spread to the attic and a home next door.

That neighbor tells us the fire caused minor damage to the roof of his home.

Clinton Sebastian, a neighbor said, "My 12 year old came in and said, 'Dad, there's a house on fire over there!' and I didn't think it was that serious.  I walked out here and it was engulfed in flames."

Several other fire departments were called to the scene to help put out the flames.

Fire officials are investigating what started the fire.
 

 

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