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1 found dead, 1 injured after residential fire reported in Flemingsburg

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FLEMINGSBURG, Kentucky — A 76-year-old man has died and a woman injured after a residential fire in northeastern Kentucky.

Kentucky State Police said the fire was reported Monday afternoon in Flemingsburg.

Authorities found Kenneth Wayne Hester of Flemingsburg deceased inside. Police said in a news release that 67-year-old Lena Hitch of Flemingsburg was taken to a hospital for treatment.

University of Kentucky Medical Center spokesman Andrew Shooner said Hitch was in fair condition Monday night.

The release from police said the incident remains under investigation.

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