Nine people dead in Miss. apartment fire

STARKVILLE, MS (WBRC) - Nine people are dead, including at least six children, in an apartment fire in Starkville, Mississippi.
   
The fire started around 4:00 a.m.

Firefighters say the deaths were in one apartment on the second floor.

The fire chief says the process of determining what happened will move slowly because of the deaths.

Starkville is home to Mississippi State University.