Muhlenberg County

5:45pm

Thu January 30, 2014
The Commonwealth

Muhlenberg Co. House Fire Claims Lives of Nine Family Members Including Eight Children

The scene of Thursday's house fire in Muhlenberg County
Credit Lisa Autry, WKU Public Radio

Nine family members are dead and a community is in shock following a Thursday morning house fire in Muhlenberg County.

Investigators with the state fire marshal's office and Kentucky State Police say the fire was accidental and caused by a malfunctioning baseboard heater. The fire at the home in Depoy was first reported shortly after  2 a.m.

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