LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – Smoke was seen coming from the basement windows of a Lexington home on Wednesday evening.

A house fire on the 100 block of Manitoba Lane led to over a dozen first responders working the scene.

The cause of the blaze was traced to the basement laundry room of the home.

Fire officials told FOX 56 that, luckily, no one was home at the time. However, two dogs were in the structure.

Both dogs were attended to by first responders and given oxygen. FOX 56 was told that one dog died as a result of smoke inhalation.

Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire.

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