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UPDATE: Authorities identify person killed in Casey County house fire

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Authorities have released the name of a person who was killed in a house fire in Casey County, Kentucky.

According to Kentucky State Police, human remains found inside the home have been identified as 25-year-old Brandi Nix.

Police say the fire is believed to have been started due to an electrical issue and foul play is not suspected.

A news release says Kentucky State Police received a call from the Casey County dispatch Sunday shortly before 2:30 a.m. about a house fire on Dry Fork Road in Casey County.

Officials say a 33-year-old man was airlifted to U of L Hospital and remains in critical condition. Nix's 3-year-old daughter was also airlifted from the scene and taken to Norton Children's Hospital, before being transferred to a burn unit in Cincinnati. The child is also in critical condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

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