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House fire kills 2 children, burns adult in central New York

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DAVENPORT, N.Y. (AP) - Officials say two young children have died and a man is hospitalized with burns after an apartment house fire in central New York.

The fire in the rural Delaware County town of Davenport was reported shortly before 2 a.m. Friday, and eight fire departments responded. The county department of emergency services says the four-unit house was fully engulfed in flames, with reports of two children trapped in an upstairs apartment.

Officials say the children were aged 1 and 3.

The victims have not been publicly identified. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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