SOMERSET, Ky. (FOX 56) – A 76-year-old woman has died following a Thanksgiving morning fire in Somerset.

Coroner Clyde Strunk told FOX 56 that the victim has been identified as Jewel Lester of Antioch Church Road.

According to the coroner, the structure was still standing when crews arrived however the inside of the home was severely burned.

He added that her daughter and adult grandson were in the home at the time of the fire and that there was a failed attempt to get Lester out of the home as the fire intensified.

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