Gallatin Co. Fire Claims A Second Life

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 11:37am

By Gallatin Co. Sheriff's Department & GCVideoNews

Home destroyed in rural Gallatin Co.

A fire that took the life of a man in Gallatin County in the early morning hours of January 17th has claimed a second life. Esta "Mae" Wallace, 78, died this past Saturday.

 

Wallace was rescued from the home by deputies then taken to UC Medical Center where she had been treated in the burn unit.


Kenny Higgins and Wallace were in the home on Sayersville Road in rural Gallatin Co. when that fire started. Higgins was in his 50′s and was disabled and lived with Wallace who was his aunt.

 

Higgins was found dead at the home.

 

The house was destroyed and firefighters are still working to determine the cause of the blaze.

More from Local News

Events

  • River Roots 2019 Music Series Music & Arts Festival

    December 15: Red Bicycle Hall Steve Poltz- 8pm 17$/20$ January 26: Red Bicycle Hall Lineup Announcement Part The Banditos- 8pm 10$/12$ February 15: Red Bicycle Hall The Tillers/ Arlo Mckinley & The Lonesome Sound- 8pm 10$/12$ March 29: Red Bicycle Hall Possessed By Paul James/ Special Guest Willy Tea Taylor- 8pm 17$/20$ April 26: Red Bicycle Hall Chicago Farmer- 8pm 10$/12$ May 18: Red Bicycle Hall Wild Ponies- 8pm 10$/12$

    at Red Bicycle Hall
  • Volunteer Van Drivers Needed

    The Jefferson County Department of Veterans Affairs is in need of volunteer van drivers. If you'd like to help, or know someone who can, please contact the local office at 812-265-3600

    at Jefferson County Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Zumba Class

    Fitness routine feeling a little stale? Join the Zumba class at the Carroll County Public Library every Monday and Wednesday at 5:15 PM. Dance your way to fitness with no pressure, just fun. Find out more by logging onto carrollcountylibrary.org

    at Carroll County Public Library

Local News

Services Announced For Rising Sun Police Chief David Hewitt

Visitation for David Hewitt will happen Tuesday at Rising Sun High School.

Local Sports

Hanover College Hosts Men's HCAC Tournament

Hanover women home on Tuesday

IHSAA Announces 2019 Boys Basketball Pairings

Southwestern, Madison, Shawe, Switzerland Co.