LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – Human remains have been found at the scene of an overnight house fire on Clay Avenue in Lexington.
Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn told FOX 56 that shortly after they started their investigation around 7:40 a.m. they found human remains in the crawl space of the residence.
Ginn believes the remains fell through the floor of the main floor of the building, stating that is why it was not found immediately.
The Fayette County Coroner is now on the scene of what was a house fire on Clay Avenue in Lexington.
The Lexington Fire Department reported earlier this morning that no one was injured in the fire.
The Lexington Fire Department was on the scene of a house fire which they report started around 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 12 on Clay Avene near the intersection of Euclid Avenue and East High Street.
Crews were able to contain the fire in around 30 minutes but were still on the scene as of 5:30 a.m. making sure hot spots in the building were controlled.
Reports indicate that the residence was sectioned off into three separate rental quarters, but only one was being lived in at the time.
The Lexington Fire Department said no one was injured in the fire.