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Two dead in Payne Gap house fireFree Access

Police and fire officials are on the scene of a house fire at Payne Gap that has left two people dead.

Jenkins Police Chief Jim Stephens said the 911 center at Hazard received the initial call at 5:03 a.m. today, and firefighters arrived at 5:16.

Police say Patsy Bevins, 71, and her son, 42-year-old George Eddie Bevins Jr., have been confirmed dead in the fire, which occurred at the Bevins home on U.S. 119 near KY 3400. A fire investigator from Kentucky State Police will determine the cause of the fire.

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