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7 adults, 3 children die in fire in northeastern Pennsylvania

Written by Javed Iqbal

ALSO CARE PROGRAM. MORE NOW ON SOME NEWS FOLLOWING FROM LUZERNE COUNTY ABOUT 30 MILES FROM WILKES-BARRE. STATE POLICE HAVE JUST ANNOUNCED SEVEN ADULTS AND THREE CHILDREN, AGES FIVE, SIX AND SEVEN, HAVE DIED AFTER AN EARLY MORNING HOUSE FIRE AT NASCAR PARK. AN INVESTIGATION IS IN PROGRESS BY TH

7 adults, 3 children die in Luzerne County house fire

Seven adults and three children have been confirmed dead after a fire in northeastern Pennsylvania, according to state police. The fire started around 2:30 a.m. Friday at a home in Nescopeck, Luzerne County, south of Wilkes-Barre.” I heard this pop. It sounded like a gunshot. I looked out my one window there and I see the house across of the corner there, the porch was totally engulfed. I mean, it was just roaring,” said Mike Swank, who witnessed the fire. Authorities said a criminal investigation is underway. The children who died were ages 5, 6 and 7. Some people were able to get out of the burning home, authorities said.

Seven adults and three children have been confirmed dead after a fire in northeastern Pennsylvania, according to state police.

The fire started around 2:30 a.m. Friday at a home in Nescopeck, Luzerne County, south of Wilkes-Barre.

“I heard this pop. It sounded like a gunshot. I looked out my one window there and I see the home across the corner there, the porch was totally engulfed. I mean it just roared,” said Mike Swank, who was witness the fire.

Authorities said a criminal investigation is underway.

The dead children were 5, 6 and 7 years old.

Some people were able to get out of the burning home, authorities said.

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