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10:20 am
Mon October 11, 2010

Fatal Fire in Norman Kills Two Kids

Norman, OK – 2 children killed in Norman apartment fire

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Authorities say two children are dead after a fire at the Brooks Apartments in Norman.

A Norman fire department spokesman says a 1-year-old child and a 4-year-old child died in the Monday morning blaze and that five adults have been taken to a hospital, one with critical burns to his face.

Norman Fire Deputy Chief Jim Bailey says the fire started about 6:40 a.m. and firefighters saw heavy smoke and flames upon arriving at the apartment.

KGOU reports that the identities of the two children who died have not been released.

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Information from: KGOU-FM, http://www.kgou.org