house fire http://wkms.org en Church Leader: Muhlenberg County House Fire Survivors Improving http://wkms.org/post/church-leader-muhlenberg-county-house-fire-survivors-improving <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">A tight-knit community in western Kentucky is preparing to say goodbye to a mother and eight of her children who perished last week in a house fire.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Thirty-six-year-old Chad Watson and his 11-year-old daughter Kylie were the only ones who made it out of the house alive, but they won't be at the funerals.&nbsp; They are still being treated for lung damage and severe burns. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 18:43:17 +0000 Lisa Autry (KPR) 38555 at http://wkms.org Church Leader: Muhlenberg County House Fire Survivors Improving 13 Fire Deaths Reinforce Safety Emphasis http://wkms.org/post/13-fire-deaths-reinforce-safety-emphasis <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The fact that 13 fire related fatalities have </span>occurred<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> during the past week in Kentucky brings a reminders of the need for persistence when it comes to fire safety in the home.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 21:22:24 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) & The Associated Press 38459 at http://wkms.org 13 Fire Deaths Reinforce Safety Emphasis Nine Family Members Confirmed Dead Following Muhlenberg County House Fire http://wkms.org/post/nine-family-members-confirmed-dead-following-muhlenberg-county-house-fire <p><strong>Updated at 3:20 pm</strong></p><p>The nine victims of Thursday's Muhlenberg County house fire ranged in ages from 4 to 36 and included twin brothers.</p><p>Investigators with the Kentucky State Police and state fire marshal’s office say the fire was accidental and caused by an electric baseboard heater malfunction.&nbsp;</p><p>Kentucky State Police spokesman Stu&nbsp;Recke&nbsp;confirmed the names of the nine family members who died in the fire that broke out around 2 a.m. in the town of&nbsp;Depoy.</p><p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 17:41:53 +0000 Lisa Autry (KPR) 38384 at http://wkms.org Nine Family Members Confirmed Dead Following Muhlenberg County House Fire Early Morning Fire Leaves Trigg County Woman Dead http://wkms.org/post/early-morning-fire-leaves-trigg-county-woman-dead <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A 75-year-old Trigg County woman died of smoke inhalation when her home caught fire the early this morning. &nbsp;Kentucky&nbsp;State Police say the fire was reported around&nbsp;2 a.m.&nbsp;at the Cadiz home of Dorothy C. Mitchell on Rocky Ridge Road.&nbsp; Montgomery Volunteer Firefighters found Mitchell's body after extinguishing the blaze. &nbsp;State police say an autopsy determined the woman's cause of death. The fire's cause hasn't been determined, but police say no foul play is suspected</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:59:28 +0000 The Associated Press 38116 at http://wkms.org Early Morning Fire Leaves Trigg County Woman Dead TN State Fire Marshal's Office Urges Escape Plans http://wkms.org/post/tn-state-fire-marshals-office-urges-escape-plans <p></p><p>The state fire marshal&#39;s office is encouraging Tennessee residents to create an escape plan in case they are ever faced with a fire in their homes.</p><p>In preparation for the Tennessee Fire Prevention Week kickoff on Friday, the Oak Ridge Fire Department launched a public service announcement about home escape plans directed at families across Tennessee. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 12:28:14 +0000 The Associated Press 35345 at http://wkms.org TN State Fire Marshal's Office Urges Escape Plans Hazel House Fire Victim Identified http://wkms.org/post/hazel-house-fire-victim-identified <p></p><p>Kentucky State Police have identified Patricia Bohne, 32, as the victim of a Wednesday morning house fire in Hazel.</p><p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 21:13:59 +0000 John Null 32054 at http://wkms.org Hazel House Fire Victim Identified Hazel House Fire Claims Life http://wkms.org/post/hazel-house-fire-claims-life <p></p><p>One person is dead after a house fire early this morning in Hazel.</p><p>Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Officer Jay Thomas said Calloway County Dispatch received a 911 call at <span data-term="goog_2029254094" tabindex="0">4:42 a.m.</span> The Hazel Fire Department and Calloway County Fire Rescue responded to the scene at 820 Third St. shortly afterward.</p><p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 18:37:05 +0000 John Null 32007 at http://wkms.org Hazel House Fire Claims Life Structure on Fire in Kirksey http://wkms.org/post/structure-fire-kirksey <p>A fire has fully engulfed a structure on Norsworthy road near Kirksey, Kentucky. The Calloway County Sheriff&rsquo;s office received a call about the fire around 1:30 this afternoon. The Fire and Rescue squad is on the scene. No further reports including any injuries are available.</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 20:03:42 +0000 Shelly Baskin 17650 at http://wkms.org Structure on Fire in Kirksey