UPDATE: Two Killed in House Fire in Pike County, Names Released

By: WSAZ News Staff
By: WSAZ News Staff

UPDATE 10/21/13 @ 10 p.m.
PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of a mobile home fire that killed two people in Lick Creek in Pike County on Sunday.

Officials say fire broke out inside the home on Left Fork of Elswick Fork Rd. some time before 1:30 a.m.

Kentucky State Police say when first responders entered the trailer they found two bodies. Family members believe they are their loved ones, Jesse Slone, 33, and his wife, Sara Horn Slone, 27.

Neighbors say they quickly realized someone was inside.

Gleena Sawyers says, "I looked over to the mobile home, I noticed in the living room window it was on fire… The vehicle was there, the couple was still inside.”

Trooper Shaun Little says at this time the fire doesn't seem suspicious.

The fire remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police.

ORIGINAL STORY 10/21/13 @ 7:30 a.m.
PIKE COUNTY, Ky (WSAZ) -- Two people were killed Sunday in a fire in Pike County, Ky.

Fire officials say it happened at a mobile home on the Left Fork of Elswick Fork Road about 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

Firefighters say a man and woman appeared to have died from smoke inhalation when they arrived on scene.

The names of the people have not been released.

Autopsies are scheduled for Monday to determine an exact cause of death.

The Ferrells Creek and Elkhorn City Fire Departments responded to the fire.

The fire remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police.

"At this time right now it doesn't seem suspicious," KSP Trooper Shaun Little said. "That is why the arson investigator and detective have been on scene. Right now we don't see anything raising suspicion."

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