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Fire official: Up to 9 believed killed in blaze

Updated Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 | 4:32 a.m.

GREENVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fire official says authorities believe as many as nine people have been killed in a house fire in western Kentucky.

Greenville Assistant Fire Chief Roger Chandler says 11 people lived at the home in Muhlenberg County, and two were flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., for treatment.

Chandler said the blaze was reported at 2 a.m. CST Thursday, and crews were still at the scene four hours later.

Greenville is about 130 miles southwest of Louisville.