KSP: One person dead in house fire at Canada

An early morning fire in the Canada area claimed the life of a child Friday. According to a press release from Kentucky State Police Trooper William Petry, a call was received just before 4 a.m. that a house at Phillips Branch of Dix Fork was on fire and there was the possibility of someone being inside the residence. The body of a child was discovered at approximately 5:30 a.m. The Big Creek Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene with the Belfry Volunteer Fire Department offering assistance. As of presstime, officials had not released the name of the victim. The incident is being investigated by KSP and the state fire marshal.

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