Firefighters search for homeowner following early morning fire

An early morning fire damaged a house in Independence.

Fire crews responded about 2 a.m. to a house near East Kentucky and North Dickinson roads.

Details were not immediately available this morning. A person with disabilities might have been living inside and firefighters were not certain if the person managed to get out safely, according to a media report.

Firefighters were expected to search the house after daylight breaks.