1 dead, 1 hospitalized in NKY fire

1 dead, 1 hospitalized in NKY fire
One person is dead in a mobile home fire in Burlington early Wednesday, fire crews say. (Photo: FOX19 NOW/Mike Woeste)

BURLINGTON, KY. (FOX19) - One person is dead and another is hospitalized in a Northern Kentucky mobile home fire early Wednesday, fire officials say.

Crews responded to the 9100 block of East Bend Road in Burlington about 5:30 a.m.

When they arrived, they found heavy fire showing, according to initial emergency communication reports.

Chief Jeff Hermes of the Belleview-McVille Fire Protection District says the victim is a male in his 50′s. His name has not been released.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation but Chief Hermes says it likely started in the kitchen.

A damage estimate was not immediately available.

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