Police: Names released for victims of house fire

House Fire

OWENSBORO, Ky (WTVQ) – State Police have released the names of the victims of Saturday’s house fire. The cause of death for 83 year old Tracy Gabbard and his wife, 79 year old Dorothy Gabbard is still unknown, but was related to the fire, officials say.

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Owensboro Fire Battalion Chief Steve Leonard says a police officer patrolling in the area spotted the blaze about 2 a.m on Friday, May 22, in Western Kentucky.  Firefighters were still at the scene late Friday morning.

The cause of the fire is still unknown, but under investigation.

No foul play is suspected at this time.