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Bronx house fire injures 6, including 2 children

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Six people have been injured in a house fire in the Bronx.

The fire department says the blaze at 2912 Bruner Avenue in Wakefield broke out just before 4 p.m. Thursday.

Two children, ages 2 and 3, are fighting for their lives after being rescued by Good Samaritans.

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Two 18-year-old's and a 60-year-old are hospitalized in serious but stable condition.

Eight firefighters also suffered minor injuries. It took a little less than an hour to bring the fire under control. There was no immediate word on its cause but the fire chief at the scene said, "There is a possibility that it was deliberate".

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