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Occupants Escape Safely and Two Pets Saved In Early Morning Fire

A Henderson County Firefighter gives oxygen to an animal rescued from a house fire on Piney Creek Road on July 16, 2020.
Photo Submitted / The Lexington Progress

Article by Chief Lynn Murphy-

At 7:12 a.m. on Thursday morning, July 16, 2020, Henderson County Fire Department Stations 6, 7 and 9 were dispatched to a house fire located in the 2000 block of Piney Creek Road. The first firefighters to arrive reported heavy smoke coming from the home. Firefighters entered the home and quickly extinguished a fire located in a bedroom. The occupants were asleep at the time the fire started and were awakened by noise and smoke alarms.
All occupants made it out of the home safely. Two dogs were rescued and saved by firefighters. It was determined the cause of the fire was from an…

For complete coverage, see the July 22nd edition of The Lexington Progress.

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