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One person dead after fire on Pioneer Playhouse property

Posted at 11:20 AM, Aug 23, 2020

BOYLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A person is dead after a camper caught fire in Boyle County, according to the Boyle County chief deputy coroner, Mike Wilder.

It happened around 4:30 a.m. on the Pioneer Playhouse property.

Wilder said the person was inside the camper when they died.

He also said the body has been transported to the Medical Examiner's Office in Frankfort where it will be identified.

An arson investigator with the Kentucky State Police, Danville Police Department, and Danville Fire Department are all investigating.

Wilder said there was no damage to the Pioneer Playhouse.