- Associated Press - Sunday, March 6, 2016

ORANGE, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts authorities say a house fire in Orange has taken the lives of two children.

The fire broke out about 4:40 p.m. Saturday at a home on Mechanic Street.

Jennifer Mieth, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Fire Services, said in a news release Sunday that the fire killed two children and injured three people.

The children’s identities haven’t been released.

Mieth says investigators are trying to determine the origin and cause of the fire.

No further details were immediately available.

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