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Child survivor of Ky. fire that killed 9 tells nurses she's hungry, vigil planned for victims
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Friday, January 31, 2014 12:11 PM EST
A girl who escaped a western Kentucky house fire that killed her mother and eight siblings is communicating with her hospital nurses.
Eight of Chad Watson's children and his wife, Nikki, died in a house fire in rural Muhlenberg County early Thursday morning. Investigators say a combustible material made contact with a baseboard heater.
Burden, a close friend of the family and the pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Central City, says the church is holding a candlelight vigil Friday evening.
The father and daughter were both listed in critical condition Friday morning.