District attorney: 2 children killed, 1 badly hurt in fire

October 26, 2017

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say two children died and another boy was seriously injured in a fire in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis says two boys, ages 12 and 16, were killed in the fire that broke out at a home in Laflin Wednesday night. Salavantis says an 8-year-old has been hospitalized in critical condition.

All three boys lived at the home. Police are now seeking an adult male person of interest.

An investigation is ongoing.

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