Three Children Killed in Eastern Pennsylvania House Fire

September 22, 2008

Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say a house fire has killed three children.

Police in the town of Coatesville say firefighters rescued two adults from inside the house.

Officers say firefighters got to the scene around midnight and found the house already engulfed in flames.

The blaze was put out shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday. The cause has not been determined.

Red Cross spokeswoman Helen Blue said the victims were all boys ages 3, 4 and 11.

Coatesville is about 30 miles west of Philadelphia.

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