GREENVILLE, KY (WKOW) -- Kentucky State Police say the fire that killed nine people Thursday morning started accidentally.
Officials say the fire ignited from a combustible material against an electric baseboard heater in a bedroom.
All victims were found in a master bedroom and could indicate they were trying to escape through a window, however, investigators aren't quite sure yet.
Eight children and their mother died in the fire, while the father and an 11-year-old girl escaped with injuries.
Autopsies were started Thursday afternoon.
GREENVILLE, KY (WKOW) -- Crews battle a house fire in western Kentucky where as many as nine people have died.
Greenville Assistant Fire Chief Roger Chandler says the fire was reported around 2:00 Thursday morning. Eleven people lived at the home.
A hospital spokeswoman says two people were taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN, an adult and a child. She was not able to release any information as to their conditions.
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