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Children Dead in Erie, Pennsylvania House Fire

ERIE. Pennsylvania (Erie News Now) – Five children have died, and a mother was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital after an early morning fire in West Erie.

Its after Erie firefighters responded to a house fire at 1248 West 11th Street, with reports of multiple people trapped inside around 1:15 a.m. According to Erie Fire Chief Guy Santone, seven people had to be rescued from the home, including five young children. 

Neighbors a block away heard the screams of teens who had escaped as far as a second floor porch roof. They indicated that there were babies still trapped inside. MORE

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