Homeowner found dead inside burning shed

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By Staff

A Bardstown resident is believed to have died in a shed fire mid afternoon Friday.
According to a press release from the Bardstown Fire Department, firefighters were dispatched at 2:52 p.m. to the 100 block of Sunset Drive on a report of a shed on fire.
Crews arrived on scene within four minutes to find a 23-by-12-foot shed heavily involved on the north side. Firefighters were working to control the blaze when the homeowner — who was identified as 85-year-old Ivo Mudd — was found deceased inside the burnt part of the shed.
Bardstown Police and the Kentucky State Fire Marshal’s Office were notified to assist in a death investigation. Crews were on scene for about four hours.