- Associated Press - Saturday, May 20, 2017

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Authorities say three members of a family were killed in a pre-dawn house fire in Lexington.

Media reports say the victims were a mother, father and their 8-year-old daughter. Police say another child was critically injured in the Saturday blaze.

The Fayette County coroner’s office says 54-year-old Jeffrey K. Brown, 59-year-old Nancy Brown and 8-year-old Cassie Brown were pronounced dead at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital as a result of smoke inhalation and burns.

Lexington police Lt. Andrew Daugherty says another young family member was able to escape and report the fire shortly before 3:30 a.m. EDT.

Fire officials say the blaze was under control a short time later. More than 60 firefighters responded to put out the fire and provide emergency treatment to victims.

Officials say the cause is unknown.



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