Firefighters are investigating after a house in Leslie County went up in flames.
The fire broke out overnight on Thousand Sticks branch Road, west of Hyden. The flames were so intense that passers-by reportedly could see the house burning from the Hal Rogers Parkway.
Dispatchers say by the time crews arrived the home was completely consumed by flames There was no one inside at the time. Police say the family is out of town on vacation.
Firefighters are looking for the cause.