Afternoon fire destroys vacant home

A fire has destroyed a vacant residence near the intersection of Route K and Highway 11.

Crews from Adair County Rural Fire Department responded early Thursday afternoon. The Adair County Sheriff's Department was also called to the scene.

Firefighters were battling the blaze when KTVO arrived.

Officials tell us no one was believed to live at the residence.

Investigators are not sure how the fire started, but lightning might be a possible cause.