Fire sparks officials' suspicions in Estill County

IRVINE, Ky. Officials in Estill County are investigating a suspicious fire that happened overnight on Friday.

The fire started around midnight at Broadway and Hudson Avenue in Irvine.

Firefighters say flames were shooting high into the air when they arrived. A garage was reduced to rubble, and the heat damaged two other structures nearby.

No other injuries were reported.

Officials say there was no electricity in the garage, but they’re not ready to rule this suspicious fire a case of arson.


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