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Flemingsburg man dies in house fire, woman injured

A Flemingsburg man died and a woman was injured Monday after a fire at a home on Gulley Drive, Kentucky State Police said.

The body of Kenneth Wayne Hester, 76, was found inside the residence, according to a news release.

Lena Hitch, 67, also of Flemingsburg, was taken to Fleming County Hospital and then airlifted to the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington for treatment. She was in fair condition Monday night, the hospital said.

State police said they responded to the fire at 2:25 p.m. It remains under investigation, the news release said.

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