Mother, 5 children taken to hospital after house fire

58-year-old Charles R. Barton dead inside the home

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-A family has to find a new place to live after a house fire on Keeneland Court Thursday evening.

Firefighters say a mother and five children were taken to the hospital as precaution. The house is currently unlivable.

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They say the fire was reported around 6:30. When firefighters arrived, they say smoke and flames were visible.

Investigators are trying to determine the cause and origin of fire.