Sunday, April 29, 2012

Man Dead...Firefighter Injured In Johnson County

{Paintsville, Kentucky}...Kentucky State Police say dispatchers received a call early Sunday about a blaze at a home in Paintsville. When fire crews responded, they found 46 year old John W. Meade inside the home. Meade was taken to Paul B Hall Regional Medical Center, where Johnson County Coroner JR. Frisby pronounced him dead. A Paintsville firefighter suffered fire-related injuries and is being treated in the intensive care unit at Cabell-Huntington Hospital in West Virginia. The incident is still under investigation by Kentucky State Police in Pikeville.