No one was injured Tuesday morning when fire destroyed a Hardin County residence.

Firefighters from Kountze, Silsbee and Lumberton fought the blaze that started at about 7:30 a.m.

The homeowner, Henry Coe, who served as district attorney for Hardin County in 2004, escaped injury in the fire.

The cause of the fire, which was about a half-mile west of Kountze High School along FM 1293 is unknown at this time.