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Investigators examine a Willisburg home following a fire that took one person’s life on Sunday night.
House fire claims Willisburg woman

Detectives from Kentucky State Police Post 15 and the state fire marshal are investigating a house fire that took the life of Anna Lou Barr, 87, of Willisburg on Sunday night.

Barr’s residence at 2421 Main Street went up in flames some time before 11 p.m. on Sunday, as several neighbors attempted to offer assistance.

Willisburg Mayor Pat Kirsch lives next door to Barr’s home and recalled waking to a terrifying sound.