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Funerals held for 5 killed in house fire

Fire investigators working at the scene. Fire investigators working at the scene.
The four children and their father were killed in the fire. The four children and their father were killed in the fire.

PIKE COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - Five people killed in an eastern Kentucky house fire were laid to rest.

Billy Wilfong and his four children died the morning of January 9 when a space heater in their home sparked a fire that destroyed the house.

[PREVOIUS STORY: Four children, one adult, killed in Pike County house fire]

Funeral services were held Sunday at Valley Elementary School in Pike County.

The four children who were killed ranged in age from 5 years to just 6 months old.

The children's mother was seriously injured in the fire, but has since been released from the hospital.

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