Victim identified in deadly Rockcastle County house fire

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BRODHEAD, Ky. (WKYT) - One person was killed in a house fire in Rockcastle County.

James Brummett (Family Photo)

Kentucky State Police tells WKYT the fire started around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday on Bowling Ridge Road in Brodhead.

Police later identified James Brummett, 79, of Brodhead.

Relatives say Brummett was trying to light a wood stove when the fire got out of control.

Brummet is survived by his wife of 59 years.

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