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Covington house damaged in Thursday fire

COVINGTON -- The Covington Fire Department reported a fire at 7174 Laseter St. around 12:48 a.m. Thursday.

According to Deputy Chief David Carter, the frame house was "fully involved" when firefighters arrived.

There was one resident at home who was able to get out without injuries, Carter said.

"It burned a home in the middle of the roof and the roof fell in," Carter said. "Our guys did a good job of knocking it down."

Carter said the origin of the fire was unknown and it remains under investigation.