Bourbon County man dies after being pulled from burning home

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MILLERSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Bourbon County man died Monday night after being rescued by firefighters from a burning home in Millersburg, according to the Bourbon County coroner.

Investigators say the fire started around 6:00 p.m. in the 100 block of Ritchie Street off of Highway 68.

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The coroner says 47-year old William Everett George was pulled from the home and rushed to Bourbon Community Hospital in Paris where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy is scheduled Tuesday at the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort to determine the cause and manner of death, according to the coroner.

State Police and the State Fire Marshal are investigating to determine the cause of the deadly fire.