Nine dead in Mississippe apartment fire.
POSTED: Tuesday, December 29, 2009 - 9:23am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:34pm
Officials say nine people, including six children, are dead after an apartment fire in Mississippi.
The state Fire Marshal says the predawn fire happened at an apartment complex on Mississippi highway 25 South in Starkville. The Oktibbeha County coroner also confirmed the deaths of the nine victims.