Fire kills parents, 2 children in Lexington; 1 child unhurt

Updated: May. 22, 2017 at 8:37 AM EDT
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Nancy and Jeffrey Brown (Source: WLEX-TV)
Nancy and Jeffrey Brown (Source: WLEX-TV)
Emma, Cassie and Wiley Brown (Source: WLEX-TV)
Emma, Cassie and Wiley Brown (Source: WLEX-TV)

LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE) - A house fire killed four members of one family over the weekend in Lexington.

According to WLEX-TV, Lexington's NBC affiliate, a third child escaped the fire safely, but firefighters had to pull Jeffrey Brown, 54, Nancy Brown, 59, and their other two children out of the house.

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Jeffrey, Nancy and 8-year-old Cassie Brown died at a hospital. Wiley Brown, also 8, died Sunday afternoon.

The fire started about 3 a.m. Saturday on Laurel Hill Road in Lexington. The cause of the fire is unknown.

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A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with funeral costs.

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