Authorities: 7 killed in house fire in central Mississippi

Authorities: 7 killed in house fire in central Mississippi
This photo provided by WLBT-TV shows damage to a house after a fatal fire in Clinton, Miss., on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. Several people have been killed in the house fire early Saturday in central Mississippi, authorities said. The fire happened around 12:30 a.m. in Clinton, which is outside Jackson, Clinton Fire Chief Jeff Blackledge told local news outlets. The victims, whose names were not immediately released, ranged in age from 1 to 33, Blackledge said. (Reggi Marion/WLBT-TV via AP)

CLINTON, Miss. (AP) — Seven people have been killed in a house fire early Saturday in central Mississippi, authorities said.

The fire happened around 12:30 a.m. in Clinton, which is outside Jackson, Clinton Fire Chief Jeff Blackledge told local news outlets.

The victims, whose names were not immediately released, ranged in age from 1 to 33, Blackledge said.

No other details were immediately available.