A structure fire in the Minden area of Fayette County is still under investigation, according to Fayette County Sheriff Steve Kessler.
The house fire occurred just before 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday on Beaver Road in Rick Lick.
Oak Hill and Fayetteville Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the scene, reported police.
The fire departments requested the help of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office to determine the cause and origin of the fire.
Kessler said Detective W.K. Willis, the fire and arson investigator, was dispatched to the scene; however, the cause of the fire has not yet been identified and is still under investigation.
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