Fire destroyed a house Wednesday evening in Kenton.

 

According to information from the Kenton Fire Department, firefighters were dispatched around 7:15pm to 118 South Leighton.

 

The home is owned by Mark Elsasser and occupied by the family of Adam Bowermaster. The family escaped the house with no injuries.

 

The house was listed as a total loss, with $37,000 in damage. The fire remains under investigation.

 

Mutual assistance was provided by fire departments from Mt. Victory, Belle Center and Ridgeway.

 

Firefighters were on the scene until around 9:50 Wednesday night.