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Two killed in house fire, Madison County coroner says

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Posted at 8:53 AM, Nov 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-07 12:37:17-05

BEREA, Ky. (LEX 18) — Two people have died after a house caught fire in Berea, according to the Madison County coroner.

The Berea Fire Department says they were called to the home on Paint Lick Road at around 10:48 p.m. Sunday. Firefighters found heavy smoke coming from the home when they got to the scene.

When firefighters were doing their initial search of the house, they found two bodies. The Madison County coroner says a man and woman were found dead inside the home.

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The victims have been identified by the Madison County coroner as 57-year-old Tony Damrell and 26-year-old Heaven Renner.

It's unclear what sparked the fire. The cause of death is still under investigation.

The Berea Fire Department says all units cleared the scene of the incident at 3:30 a.m. Monday.