Man dead after central Kentucky fire identified

Man dead after central Kentucky fire identified
Published: Dec. 6, 2022 at 10:13 AM EST
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BATH COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A man is dead after a fire in Bath County.

It happened Tuesday morning at a home in the 5600 block of Old Sand Rd. in Salt Lick.

According to Kentucky State Police, a man and a woman were inside the home when the fire broke out. We’re told the man died and the woman was taken to an area hospital.

The Bath County coroner identified the man as 74-year-old William Fields. The coroner says Fields’ wife made it out with non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators have not said what caused the fire.