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Bronx fire kills 3 children

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

A fast-moving fire has killed three children at an apartment building in the Bronx, authorities said.

The three children -- all boys -- died inside 64 West 165th Street in the Highbridge section of the borough, in the shadow of Yankee Stadium.

Police identified them as Elijah Artis, 5, Jeremiah Artis, 2, and Michael Turner, 4 months.

Doctors treated a 25-year-old woman, a 4-year-old girl, and a 4-month-old girl for smoke inhalation. They were listed in stable condition, police said.

Police and fire marshals are investigating the circumstances of the fire.


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