Officials release the name of victim in fatal Edgewood Fire

EDGEWOOD, KY (FOX19) - A man is dead after a late night house fire in Edgewood.

Fire chief Chris Amon tells FOX19 crews arrived on the scene on Edgemar Drive shortly before 9:00 and found heavy smoke and flames pouring from the house.

Firefighters found the homeowner, Charles Hodge, 51, dead, possibly of smoke inhalation.

Hodges' wife wasn't home at the time, but our camera crew caught her being taken to the hospital because she was so upset after learning what had happened.

Investigators are still looking into the cause.

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