Five dead in US house fire

Last Updated: Thu, Dec 27, 2012 02:40 hrs

Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) Five people, including four kids, were killed in a house fire Wednesday in the US state of Oklahoma.

According to fire chief Randy Cornelius, seven people were inside the home in Oklahoma City when the fire broke out just before dawn Wednesday, Xinhua reported.

Cornelius confirmed the death of five people, including that of four children aged between two and eight. The fifth victim was an adult woman.

One person was taken to the hospital, while another victim refused treatment. All victims were related.

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