LETCHER COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - 66-year-old Betty Fields is dead after her house caught on fire Thursday morning.
Neighbors reported the fire just after 7:00 Thursday morning on Down Hill Drive in the Mayking Community.
The Mayking Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene and arrived within minutes.
The body of Fields was located in a bedroom of the home by firefighters on the scene.
Letcher County Coroner Marty Baker responded to the scene and pronounced Fields dead.
Kentucky State Police and arson investigators responded to the scene to investigate.
The exact cause of the fire is still under investigation, but officials say no foul play is suspected.