One person dead in Franklin County house fire


FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – A fire broke out Saturday morning in a Frankfort subdivision and killed one person.

Frankfort police say the fire started around ten in the morning on Keeneland Court in the Silver Lakes subdivision.

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The house is destroyed and police say there was damage to neighboring homes.

According to police, a body was found in the home.

The body hasn’t been identified yet, but people living nearby say they know who it is and they feel like they’ve lost a special member of the neighborhood.

“Everybody knows everybody else and we take care of each other so it was a very sad scene,” said John Sammon, Neighbor.

Sammons says people in the neighborhood have come together to pray for the lost neighbor.

Firefighters are investigating the cause of the fire.