Cause determined in deadly Letcher County house fire

LETCHER COUNTY, Ky (WKYT) -- There's more information Sunday night into what caused a fire that killed a southeastern Kentucky woman.

Virginia Lowe, 73, was killed in the fire Friday night in her Thornton home in Letcher County.

We talked to officials today, who say they now think a wood or coal burning stove in the back of the house caused the fire.

Family members say Lowe owned the home and lived there with her son and granddaughter.


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