Firefighters battled a stubborn house fire early Wednesday morning in Garrard County.
It broke out on Buckeye Road, north of Lancaster.
Firefighters say a woman and her 13-year-old child live there but neither one was home at the time.
We are told the woman was working the nightshift at a business in Nicholasville at the time of the fire.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.