1 woman killed in house fire in Ballard Co., KY

A deadly fire killed one woman in western KY (Source; KFVS)
A deadly fire killed one woman in western KY (Source; KFVS)((Source: KFVS))
Updated: Sep. 28, 2018 at 10:33 AM CDT
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BALLARD COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - Authorities have confirmed one person was killed in a house fire in La Center, Kentucky.

The fire started around 4 a.m. at a home on the corner of Maple and Fourth Streets when Ballard County, E-911 received the call.

La Center Fire Department was dispatched to the location and immediate mutual aid was requested for Barlow and Kevil Fire Departments.

According to the La Center Fire Chief Tyler Powell the home was fully involved in flames when fire officials arrived.

E-911 officials said they received a call saying an elderly female was inside. Units confirmed this information and once crews were on scene they located the woman inside the residence.

Martha Feezor, 81, was identified as the victim. Her cause of death is still undetermined according to Ballard County officials.

The victim’s family has been notified of the death but their name is not being released at this time.

Fire crews are waited for daylight to continue the

Fire crews did not know the cause of the fire.

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