Teen killed in Pulaski County fire

The 16-year-old victim has not yet been identified

PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 16-year-old is dead after a fire in Pulaski County, according to the Pulaski County Coroner.

The coroner says the fire was at a home on Dry Branch Road around 3:30 a.m. Thursday.

After the fire was extinguished, remains were found inside the home. They could not be definitively identified and have been sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office although the teen had been in the home. His mother was able to escape the fire, officials said.

No other details have been released at this time.

Pulaski County Fire and Kentucky State Police are investigating. Kentucky State Police was assisted on scene by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department, and several local fire departments in Pulaski County, Pulaski County EMS and Pulaski County Coroner’s Office. This case remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police, Detective Eric Moore.

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