Apartment complex fire shuts down road in Knott County

HINDMAN, Ky (WYMT/WKYT) - Firefighters are currently on the scene of a fire at a Knott County apartment complex off of Highway 160.

Several families are displaced, due to the fire. We're told the fire started in one apartment, then spread. Investigators haven't narrowed down a cause, but say it may have been electrical.

Officials tell us they're concerned about a gas line nearby.

A section of Highway 160, near the apartment, is currently closed in both directions indefinitely.

WYMT is on the scene and will provide updates as they become available.

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