Letcher man killed in fire

A Letcher County man was killed Thursday in a house fire.

Kentucky State Police received a call at 6:41 p.m. Thursday that a house was on fire on Tooter Branch Road in the community of Jeremiah in Letcher County, Trooper Jennifer Sandlin said. Lindsey Blair, 68, was found dead inside the house after crews extinguished the fire.

The fire appears to have been accidental, Blair said. State police are investigating.