Troopers investigating after 1 injured in Laurel County fire

LONDON, Ky. (WDKY) - Kentucky State Police are investigating a fire which injured one in Laurel County.

The fire occurred at Morentown Road, off Hal Rogers Parkway, just north of London.

Firefighters received a call at 6:30 a.m. Thursday about the fire with someone possibly still inside the home.

"First responding crews pulled up, and they said flames were shooting above the wires. Extremely hot," Lieutenant T.J. Bailey with the Laurel County Fire Department said.

The person they feared was inside was able to get out and was transferred to a nearby hospital. The victim's condition is unknown.

The home was a total loss.

Laurel County firefighters received assistance with crews from London, East Bernstadt and Bush.

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