KSP: Four die in mobile home fire, including three children


HUTCH, Ky. (WTVQ) – Three children and their grandmother died in a mobile home fire in the Hutch Community of Bell County Tuesday morning, according to Kentucky State Police.

Investigators say the fire was off Hurst Hollow just before 6:00 a.m.

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Troopers say they found 59-year-old Beulah Mullins, 12-year-old Sierra Posey, 11-year-old Cynthia Posey and 8-year-old Shawn Posey, all from Hutch, dead inside the home.

They say the three children lived with their grandmother, who had custody of them for more than five years.

Bell Central School were the three Posey children attended, set up a memorial Tuesday in its lobby.

Principal Jennifer Blankenship says it’s a devastating loss.

“Our hearts are broken, but we take comfort in knowing that our Little Bulldogs are in Heaven,” she said. “Please keep praying for the family and our school.”

Investigators are still determining the cause of the fire, but they say no foul play is suspected.