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Children killed in house fire attended Elk Grove Unified elementary school
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Two children, killed in an early morning fire Tuesday, are being remembered by Elk Grove Unified School District. The district said the two attended Union House Elementary School in South Sacramento.

Fire department officials identified the victims as 11 and 6 years old. Their home caught fire around 2:30 a.m., in Sacramento's Meadowview neighborhood. 

Five other people inside the home survived. A firefighter was burned and taken to the hospital for treatment.

The school district said they were in contact with the family and providing counseling and assistance to staff and students.


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