Smoking in bed to blame for deadly fire in Estill County


ESTILL COUNTY, Ky, (WTVQ) – An Irvine man has died, after a fire early morning fire in Estill County.

It happened on Stevens Avenue around 7 a.m. Wednesday.

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Police tell us a man was smoking in his bed which led to the fire.

According to the Estill County Coroner, the man was 85-year old Charles Reed.

They say his body was taken for an autopsy for an official cause of death.