Muhlenberg County Kentucky

Local News
4:25 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Nine Dead in Muhlenberg Co. House Fire; Cause Ruled Accidental

Lisa Autry

Investigators say a malfunctioning electric baseboard heater caused an early morning fire in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky early today that claimed the lives of nine family members, eight of them children.

The blaze broke out around 2:00am at a home in the small town of Depoy, just outside of Greenville.

It claimed the lives of 36 year old LaRae Watson and eight of her nine children, ages four to fifteen.

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