Homeowner dies following house fire in Grayson, KY


GRAYSON, KY (WOWK) — A homeowner has died after a house fire Saturday morning in Grayson, Kentucky.

Assistant Fire Chief Kyle Morgan tells 13 News flames broke out inside a home located on the 200 block of Meadow View Road around 4 a.m.

We were dispatched out to a working structure fire and around back we found the person inside and she was home alone.

Kyle Morgan, Grayson Asst. Fire Chief

Morgan says the homeowner, a 93-year-old woman, died after being transported to the King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland following the fire. Her name has not been released yet.

While many neighbors were asleep and unaware of what was happening, others who were awake tried to help. Nearby neighbor Devin Mosier made an effort to save her and says this event brought out emotions he wasn’t ready to deal with.

I never thought I’d have to come home to this. It’s emotional, everyone around here knew her.

Devin Mosier, neighbor

Mosier says he remembers the tragic event very vividly and could hear her calling for help making the rescue effort more frantic.

We had just got home; we were out playing cards with some family. She noticed the house was on fire and we tried to make an entry, but the house was just so hot.

Devin Mosier, neighbor

The Grayson Police Department is investigating but say there is no suspected foul play at this time.

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