HAMBURG, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a pregnant woman and her two young children were killed in a fast-moving house fire in Pennsylvania.
State police said the fire was reported shortly before 11:30 p.m. Saturday in a home in Hamburg, about 55 miles northeast of Harrisburg. Thick smoke and flames could be seen pouring out of the structure.
Assistant Chief Deputy Coroner John Hollenbach said that 27-year-old Jennifer Wilder, 5-year-old Gabriel Kalinofski and 2-year-old Julian Gust were all pronounced dead at the scene around 4:30 a.m. Sunday. A man was able to escape from a bedroom window and was hospitalized with injuries.
Authorities said the fire was extinguished early Sunday but the home was destroyed. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
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