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Elderly couple dies in Ohio house fire

PEEBLES, Ohio (AP) — A fire at a southern Ohio farmhouse has claimed the lives of an elderly couple.

Authorities say the fire broke out late Friday in Peebles, Adams County. That's about 60 miles south of Columbus.

Family members say 82-year-old Lyle Lambert and 79-year-old Jayne Lambert were killed in the fire. Their daughter Karen Lambert tells WLWT-TV ( ) the couple was married 53 years.

The state fire marshal's office is investigating.

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