Seven die, including 5 children, in Ky. house fire

On Friday at approximately 10 p.m., Kentucky State Polic Post 10 in Harlan received a call from Knox County 911 in reference to a structure fire in the Gray community of Knox County, Ky. The caller advised that there were several subjects inside the residence deceased.

Investigators determined a total of seven people were located deceased inside the residence. There were two adults and five children.

The identities of the deceased have not been confirmed yet.

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