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2 killed in apartment fire in Kentucky, others injured

September 30, 2021 GMT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Two people died and several others were injured in an apartment fire Thursday in Kentucky, officials said.

The alarm was reported around 8:30 a.m. in Frankfort.

Frankfort Fire Chief Wayne Briscoe told news outlets that two people died in the fire, and another person was flown to a hospital burn unit. Several others had minor injuries.

The victims’ identities had not been released.

Multiple departments worked to put the fire out. Investigators were working to find out what started the fire.

The structure has 14 units, but some units are vacant.