Hopkins Co. man perishes in house fire

A Hopkins County man has been killed in a late night house fire.

Kentucky State Police said 66-year-old William Phillips died late Tuesday night in the fire, which occurred in the 1100 block of Nebo Road, just northwest of Madisonville, and resulted six fire departments responding. Investigators said Phillips was found deceased outside his residence.

A Kentucky State Police arson investigator continues to investigate the cause of the deadly blaze.

No other injuries were reported.

(Photo courtesy of WFIE.com)

By Ken Howlett, News Director

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