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Child dies in house fire

Crews on the scene of the house fire. Crews on the scene of the house fire.

ROWAN COUNTY, KY (WAVE) – A child died after a house fire broke out in Rowan County.

According to Kentucky State police, the fire started around 8 a.m. Thursday in the 100 block of Fall Lane in Morehead.

A family of six lived in the home, including three girls under the age of 10.

A neighbor said the mother and three small children ran to their home begging for help.

The children were burned on their arms and the little boy was missing.

Once fire crews arrived, they transported five of the family members to St. Claire Medical Center. Four were later moved to the University of Kentucky Medical Center and one was transported to Shriners Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. 

The coroner confirmed it was a child who died in the fire. No names have been released.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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