Nursing Home Fire Death

A resident of a Madisonville nursing home that was at the scene of a fire five days ago has died at the University of Louisville Hospital.

Forty-eight-year-old Bobby Britt died Monday, March 5, 2007. The Jefferson County Coroner’s office has ordered an autopsy. Britt had been admitted to the hospital’s burn unit. Authorities will not comment on a possible cause of death until the autopsy is complete.

State Police Arson Investigators say the fire at Harborside Healthcare Nursing Home last Wednesday night was confined to Britt’s room. The cause was not determined.