Update: Investigators say electrical issue could have been factor in Hancock County house fire


REYNOLDS STATION, Ky. (WEHT)- Investigators now say that although a definitive cause has not been determined, Kentucky State Police believes an electrical issue could have been a factor in the Hancock County house fire that killed one man.

The victim was identified as 73-year-old Larry Wayne Buck. Kentucky State Police are currently investigating the cause of the fire, though they say nothing suggests foul play at this time.

Crews were called to the home on the 1600 block of Hawesville Easton Road around 11:30 PM Sunday night. When they arrived, officials say most of the home had already been destroyed.

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(This story was originally published on March 2, 2020.)

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