TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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One Dies in a Residential Fire in Cadiz, KY
Date of News Release: 01/01/2012
(Cadiz, KY) -- Kentucky State Police Senior Trooper Billy Over responded to a residential fire at 3987 Princeton Road in Cadiz. Upon arrival the residence was fully involved and one victim died in the fire. The victim in the fire was Mamie L. Banister, 87 years old, of Cadiz. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Trigg County Coroner. The victim's daughter was on scene during the fire and a rescue was attempted. The daughter was transported by Trigg County EMS to Trigg County Hospital. She was treated and released for smoke inhalation. Senior Trooper Billy Over was assisted on scene by the Cadiz Police Department, Trigg County Sheriff Department, Cerulean Fire Department, Montgomery Fire Department, Trigg County EMS, Trigg County Coroner, and Kentucky State Fire Marshall. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Kentucky State Fire Marshall.