The Latest: 2 adults, 2 kids dead in New Hampshire fire

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Posted: Jun 06, 2016 10:20 AM
The Latest: 2 adults, 2 kids dead in New Hampshire fire

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on an apartment building fire that left four people dead (all times local):

10:20 a.m.

Firefighters say a blaze at an apartment building in Manchester, New Hampshire, has left two adults and two children dead.

The fire department began getting 911 calls on the fire at sunrise Monday. Responders arrived to find heavy fire at the building.

Firefighters say two of the victims died at the scene and two died at a hospital. Autopsies are scheduled for Tuesday.

One firefighter suffered a non-life-threatening injury.

Fire Chief Daniel Goonan says seven of the 12 apartments were occupied. The Red Cross was assisting some of the occupants. In all, 30 people were evacuated.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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7:30 a.m.

Firefighters say a blaze in an apartment building in Manchester, New Hampshire, has left four people dead.

WMUR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1TW8PcU) two bodies were pulled from the fire. Two other people died at a hospital early Monday.

The fire started at about 4:30 a.m. at the multi-story building at Wilson Street.

Firefighters say a firefighter sustained minor injuries.

The cause of the fire wasn't immediately known. Officials say it started on a porch.