Fire crews respond to fatal Marion Co. fire - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Fire crews respond to fatal Marion Co. fire

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LEBANON, Ky. (WDRB) Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal fire that happened early Friday evening on Penick Road in Marion County. 

Gerald Mays Jr, 55, died as a result of the fire. 

A preliminary investigation suggests that the fire may have originated near a wood stove.  No one else was in the residence at the time the fire started. 

KSP Arson Investigator Alex Wesley and KSP Detective Nick Davis are investigating and foul play is not suspected at this time. 

Marion County Fire, EMS and the State Fire Marshall's office were among the officials who responded to the fire. 

The case remains under investigation and an autopsy will be performed at a later date. 

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