Fire In Perry County Investigated

Local News

A fire destroyed a vacant house and shed in Perry County over the weekend.

It happened at 11-653 Snake Hollow Road just outside of Crooksville. Fire investigators say the owner was camping in the front yard and left some candles lit in the house.

Fire crews had trouble getting to the scene of the blaze due to a narrow road. The home is considered a total loss.

A nearby house was also damaged due to the heat from the fire. The fire happened around 4:30 Sunday morning.