Floyd County fire victim was 8-year-old boy

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FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) - One person is dead after a Floyd County fire..

Kentucky State Police say it happened at around 11 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3.

According to police, the home is located about a mile north of Kentucky 80 and about a mile south of the Prestonsburg exit of U.S. 23.

The victim's name has not been released as of now, but troopers confirm the person is an 8-year-old boy. Officials are working on notifying the family.

KSP troopers said an unknown number of people were taken to the hospital.

As of now, it's unclear of what caused the fire.

State Police said they plan to be on scene well into the morning.

U.S. 23 was shut down for several hours after the fire.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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