Johnson woman dies in fire

Times Staff Report

May 6, 2014

OFFUTT — A Johnson County woman is dead, after her home burned Sunday.

Kentucky State Police responded to a call for assistance from Johnson County Sheriff’s Office concerning a structure fire with entrapment. The fire occurred along Little Mudlick Road, in the Offutt community of Johnson County.

Brenda Ward, 54, of Offutt, was extricated form the residence and transported to Paul B. Hall Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

The incident remains under investigation by KSP Trooper Justin Wireman.

Wireman was assisted on scene by KSP Arson Investigator Nick Endicott.