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Fatal fire in Casey County

Date of News Release: 1/29/2017

Liberty, KY (January 29, 2017) – Kentucky State Police, Post 15 received a call from Casey County dispatch today at approximately 2:21 EST in reference to a single family structure fire on Dry Fork Rd in Casey county. A 33-year-old male was airlifted from the scene and taken to University of Louisville Hospital where he remains in critical condition. A 3-year-old female was also airlifted from the scene and taken to Kosair's children's hospital before being transferred to a burn unit in Cincinnati where she remains in critical condition. The human remains of a female were discovered in the residence.

No names are being released at this time and the relationships between the victims has not been established. The cause of the fire is yet to be determined. State Police Arson Investigator Alex Wesley and the State Fire Marshall's office are investigating. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.