4 dead in Connecticut fire

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Posted: Nov 13, 2009 5:47 AM

Bridgeport officials say a fire at a public housing complex has killed a mother and her three children

Firefighters say they responded to the P.T. Barnum complex at about 1 a.m. Friday and pulled the four victims from an apartment.

Officials tell WTNH-TV that a mother, her 4-year-old twins and her 5-year-old child have all died. Their names haven't been released.

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Firefighters contained the blaze to the one apartment.

State fire marshals have been called to the scene to help city authorities with the investigation. The cause of fire isn't clear.