Combustibles left on stove after power is restored blamed for fatal fire - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Combustibles left on stove after power is restored blamed for fatal fire

Fire investigators have released what caused a fatal fire in the Cherokee Triangle area Saturday night.  Officials say combustibles left on a stove ignited, when power was restored to a condo.

88-year-old Ruth Alexander was pronounced dead at Baptist East Hospital.  The cause of death was smoke inhalation.  The fire broke out at her home in the 2500 block of Glenmary Avenue.

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