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One person dead in Florence fire Thursday morning

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Posted at 10:42 AM, Dec 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-17 13:28:43-05

FLORENCE, Ky. — One person was killed in a house fire on Thursday morning, according to Chief Scott Knoll.

Firefighters responded to a home on Cayton Road near Creekside Drive at about 8:10 a.m. for a fire that had started in the basement.

Firefighters found a victim in a basement bedroom; they were pronounced dead at the scene.

A second person in the home was not injured.

It was not immediately clear what caused the fire. An investigation was ongoing Thursday morning.