HYDEN, Ky. (WTVQ) – Fire destroyed two homes, damaged a third along with the Leslie County Health Department in Hyden on Thursday, according to firefighters.
Investigators say a roof collapsed onto a firefighter. No name was released. He was taken to an area hospital, but was expected to be okay, according to officials at the scene.
The fire started in a home on Hickory Street and quickly spread, according to firefighters. The cause is under investigation.
A family of six lost their home to the fire, according to investigators.
*Note: The fire scene photo that accompanies this story is from the Leslie County Facebook page.