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News Release

KSP Conducting Investigation of Fatal Structure Fire

Date of News Release: 2/7/2017

Bremen, KY (Muhlenberg County) - Muhlenberg County Dispatch received a call of a residential fire on State Route 2551 at approximately 7:31 a.m., on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Several area fire departments responded to the scene. One was injured, and two are deceased from the fire.

A neighbor, Benjamin Harrison, of Bremen, observed the fire and made entry into the residence. He located a 5 year old male, and was able to pull him out of the home. The 5 year old suffered severe injuries and was flown to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville TN, where he succumbed to his injuries. Harrison received non-life threatening injuries while pulling the child from the residence. Mitchell Kyle, 89, of Bremen, was located inside the residence deceased.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by KSP, but foul play is not suspected.