Names of Victims Released in Muhlenberg Co. Fatal Fire

Published 01/30 2014 03:05PM

Updated 01/30 2014 10:17PM

Kentucky State Police have released the names of the victims in the deadly fire in Depoy, Kentucky. Troopers says crews arrived to 3734 Motes Lane, about 3.5 miles west of Greenville, KY, at 2:14 a.m. The fire was put out by 5:08 a.m.

36-year-old Chad Watson, Father, and 11-year-old Kylie Watson were air-lifted to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. Chad Watson is listed in critical but stable condition. Kylie is listed in stable condition.

There were 9 confirmed deaths in the fire:
-35-year-old LaRae Watson, Mother
-15-year-old Madison Watson
-14-year-old Kaitlyn Watson
-13-year-old Morgan Watson
-9-year-old Emily Watson
-8-year-old Samuel Watson
-6-year-old Raegan Watson
-4-year-old Mark Watson
-4-year-old Nathaniel Watson (Mark and Nathaniel are twins)

All the deceased have been taken to the Medical Examiner's Office in Madisonville for autopsy and identification.

KSP and the State Fire Marshal's Office have ruled the fire accidental. They say it appears an electrical baseboard heater in the bedroom ignited some nearby combustibles. Authorities are still investigating.

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