West Virginia house fire kills 6 kids, 2 adults

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Authorities in West Virginia say a fire broke out at a two-story wood frame home, killing six children and two adults.

A woman and a baby also were hurt. Bob Sharp, assistant chief for the Charleston Fire Department, tells WSAZ-TV that all the children are younger than 8.

It was not immediately clear how the blaze started early Saturday morning at the two-story, wood-frame home.

WCHS-TV says fire officials believe all those who died lived in the home. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Information from: WSAZ-TV,