Investigation underway following fire in Letcher County

LETCHER COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - We are learning more about a house fire in Letcher County.

It happened around 9:30 Wednesday night on Highway 15 near the Letcher/Knott County line.

Fire officials tell WYMT one home was involved. When crews got to the scene, it was fully engulfed.

We were told they were not able to search the home when they first got there because the fire was so intense.

Firefighters said one person was unaccounted for after the fire, but he was later found.

No word on what caused the fire.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station. powered by Disqus