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Monticello Man Killed in a Residential Fire

Date of News Release: 01/31/2014

(LONDON, KY.) - On Thursday, January 30, 2014, at approximately 1:28 PM the Kentucky State Police, Post 11, in London was notified of a residential structure fire with a possible entrapment on HWY 90 in Wayne County.

The Monticello Fire Department, along with the Susie Fire Department were dispatched to the scene at approximately 12:49 PM and discovered the resident inside the home deceased.

The victim Ricky Fairchild, 55, of Monticello was pronounced dead at the scene by the Wayne County Coroner Forrest Hicks.

The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time but no foul play is suspected.

KSP Post 11 Arson Investigator Detective Brian Lewis is in charge of the investigation and was assisted at the scene by KSP Detective Billy Correll, Monticello Fire Department, Susie Fire Department and the Kentucky State Fire Marshal's Office.