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Adair County Fatal Fire

Date of News Release: 01/26/2016

(Columbia, KY.) - Kentucky State Police, Post 15 received a call today at approximately 1:30 PM CST in reference to an explosion at a residence on M. Coomer Road, 6 miles east of Columbia, off of KY 206. The explosion led to a house fire. Firefighters are still on the scene to prevent the fire from reigniting. State Police will secure the area through the night and investigators will begin working the scene early Tuesday morning. The cause of the explosion is yet to be determined. 1 fatality has been confirmed and 3 persons have not been accounted for at this time. Multiple local, state and federal agencies are assisiting in the investigation.