House fire takes two departments hours to put out

Overnight house fire on Spednick Boulevard in Powell County took fire departments from Stanton and Clay City four hours to put out on 12-10-19. The photo is courtesy of the Clay City Fire Department

POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – An overnight house fire took two fire departments four hours to put out, according to the Stanton Fire Department.

Investigators say people told them they heard popping and then an orange glow in the night sky in Powell County around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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Firefighters say flames were quickly shooting the roof of the home on Spednick Boulevard.

The Stanton Fire Department called in the Clay City Fire Department to help fight the fire.

Investigators say no one was hurt.

The cause is under investigation.

*Note:  The fire scene photo that accompanies this story is courtesy of the Clay City Fire Department.