Coroner: Man injured in Kentucky barn fire has died


PROSPECT, Ky. (AP) – Officials say a 61-year-old man injured in a Kentucky barn fire has died.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office tells news outlets that James Arnold died Tuesday at a hospital due to complications from thermal injuries.

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The fire happened in Prospect January 30, and firefighters pulled Arnold from the burning barn.

Chief Kevin Tyler of the Harrods Creek Fire Department said the barn contained an apartment where the manager lived and that the person they rescued was a visitor.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.