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A house fire in Indiana has killed 5 children and injured another

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Five children have died and a sixth is being treated for burns after fire tore through a house in northern Indiana. The South Bend Fire Department said Monday that people including children were trapped by flames on the second floor Sunday evening. The children ranged in age from 17 months to 11 years. The 11-year-old was taken to a hospital and later airlifted to one in Indianapolis. Officials say an adult escaped with minor injuries. A firefighter fell through the second floor. The firefighter was treated at a hospital and released. The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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