WEBSTER CO., Ky. (WEHT) – Several western Kentucky fire crews were dispatched to a house fire on Poole Mill Road in Webster Co. around 2 a.m. Friday. The Poole Fire Department was first on the scene, and were later assisted by crews from Dixon and Cairo.
The Poole Fire Department sent Eyewitness News this photo from the scene:
It took fire crews about an hour to extinguish the blaze, but by that point the entire home was burned to the ground.
Officials told Eyewitness News crew on the scene that everyone who lives in the home is accounted for and safe. However, the family’s dog and cat were unable to be saved.
An arson investigator from Kentucky State Police is being brought in to assist in finding out the cause of the fire.
This is a developing story. Eyewitness News will bring updates as new information becomes available.