UPDATE: Deadly fire in Covington

(Source: FOX19's Meghan Mongillo)
(Source: FOX19's Meghan Mongillo)

COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) - Fire investigators and the Kenton County coroner are investigating a fatal fire in Covington.

One man is dead and a woman was taken to St Elizabeth's Hospital.  Another person escaped the fire unharmed. No names have been released at this time.

Flames broke out around 9 p.m. Wednesday night. Investigators say the man was found in the basement and already dead when crews arrived. Police have identified his as 53- year-old Paul Williams.

Investigators believe the fire started on the bottom floor of the home, but it's still under investigation. The cause of the fire is also unknown at this time. Police say  there is no indication  of criminal involvement in the fire.

Neighbors say the woman and her two sons have lived in the house for about two years.

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