Public Protection Cabinet
Fire Marshal Investigating Fatal Mt. Sterling Fire

Press Release Date:  Wednesday, December 24, 2008  
Contact Information:  Jim Carroll, 502-695-5091
502-229-3484 (cell)

      The Kentucky State Fire Marshal’s Office has responded to the scene of a house fire in Mt. Sterling. According to initial reports, four people have died in the blaze, which broke out late this morning.


     Deputy Fire Marshal C.W. Cornett has begun an investigation into the fire’s cause and origin. He is joined by Shane Barnes, an investigator from the Morehead post of the Kentucky State Police.


    The State Fire Marshal’s Office is part of the Public Protection Cabinet.