Flooding is a major concern today across Eastern Kentucky as rivers continue to rise after the heavy rain and snow melt of the last few days. Now as the rain has transitioned to sleet and snow roads will become treacherous and ice covered. Flood Warnings and Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect for most of the day. Keep it locked to WYMT for updates.
MONTICELLO, Ky. (WYMT) - One man is dead following a house fire in Wayne County.
It happened just before 1:30 Thursday afternoon at a home on Highway 90 near Monticello.
The coroner says 55 year old Ricky Fairchild died in the fire.
We are told Fairchild lived in the home with his mother, who escaped.
The cause of the fire is under investigation, but police say no foul play is suspected.