TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Fatal House Fire in Earlington, KY
Date of News Release: 03/29/2007
Earlington, KY (Hopkins County) - On Wednesday, March 28, 2007 at approximately 10:49 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville was notified of a house fire involving two fatalities. The location of the fire was 205 New Arnold Street in the limits of Earlington.
The victims, Alexandra Starks age 3 and Abby Starks age 2, were pronounced dead at the scene by the Hopkins County Coroner, Dennis Mayfield. An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow at the Medical Examiner's Office in Madisonville. The cause of the fire is under investigation at the present time.
The Earlington Fire Department, the Earlington Police Department, Medical Center Ambulance Service, the State Fire Marshal's Office and the Hopkins County Coroner's Office assisted at the scene.