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      Fire Destroys Rural Lexington Home

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      Authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed a rural Lexington home Thursday.

      The Lexington Volunteer Fire Department was called to the home about 12 miles northeast of Lexington around 1 p.m. Thursday. By the time crews arrived, the house was fully engulfed in flames.

      Twenty firefighters worked to put the fire out until around 4 p.m. Fire officials say due to high winds and the home's distance from Lexington the house is a total loss.

      The fire marshal is still investigating the cause of the fire.

      The names of the homeowners have not yet been released.


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