Laurel County Sheriff’s Office, KSP Investigating Deadly House Fire

Photo Courtesy Laurel Co. Sheriff's Office

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with Kentucky State Police, are conducting a death investigation regarding a residential structure fire that has left one person injured and another dead.

The fire was first reported around 9 AM on Thursday morning. Police say deputies, along with numerous area fire departments, arrived at the residence at the 8000 block of Kentucky Route 192 to evacuate the home and extinguish the flames. Investigators have reported that one woman has died as a result of the fire and a man was left severely injured. The male victim was airlifted to UK Medical Center for treatment.

Officials are reporting the deceased as 36 year-old Flora Adams of London. A KSP Arson Investigator is investigating the circumstances of the fire, while the death investigation is being handled by Laurel County Sheriff’s Detectives.