ELGIN — A home just off S.R. 52 west of here was destroyed in a three-alarm fire Tuesday evening.

According to reports from the scene, the fire began inside a home on Acorn Lane, just off S.R. 52 east of Historic Rugby, near the Scott-Morgan county line.

From there, the fire quickly spread to a second home and cars parked outside the residences, while threatening a third home.

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