Corbin firefighters were on the scene of a house fire on Fifth Street for more than one hour Monday night.
Firefighters were paged to the scene at 830 West Fifth Street near the intersection with Mitchell Street at approximately 10:30 p.m.
Firefighters Phillip Martin, who was one of the firefighters that responded to the call, said there was heavy smoke pouring from the home through the eves and the back door.
Firefighters located the source of the fire in the center of the home between the living room and dining room areas, knocking down the flames within a few minutes.
“We tore out some sheetrock to make sure the fire was extinguished,” Martin said adding there was smoke damage throughout the home.
No one was home at the time.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation, though firefighters said they do not suspect arson.
Firefighters were on scene until 11:55 p.m.