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Two children, woman die in early morning Tampa house fire

Two children, woman die in early morning Tampa house fire

Authorities in Tampa say a woman and two children died and a third child was injured in an early morning house fire. Tampa Fire Rescue officials say the fire was reported at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday. Spokesman Jason Penny says the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The children, ages 3 and 10, died at local hospitals. An 8-year-old child was hospitalized in critical condition. The names of the victims were not immediately released. Officials say the woman was the children's grandmother. Penny says a firefighter was being treated at a hospital for heat exhaustion. An investigation has begun into the cause of the fire.

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