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Fatal house fire in Posey County

A mother, her daughter and her nephew are killed in a Mt. Vernon house fire


The identities of those killed in the overnight Posey County house fire have been released.

27-year-old Amanda Robb, her 5-year-old daughter Aubrey Robb, and her 15-year-old nephew Bailey Robb died in the overnight house fire.

Two others were taken to the hospital.

The Posey Co. autopsies are underway. The causes of death could be released in a few hours.

The fire broke out around 12:30 a.m. on Friday morning at 1129 Mulberry St. in Mt Vernon.

Fire crews from Mt. Vernon Fire Department and Black Township Fire Department responded to the scene.

They tell us that cold weather and snow caused obstacles for fire crews. They were able to put the fire completely out around 5 A.M.

The city's Fire Chief, Wes Dixon, tells us that there were a total of eight people at the home. We're told they are all related. 

The 1000 block of Mulberry Street will remain closed for the rest of the morning.

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