Police in Kearney say a woman and two children have died in a house fire in the central Nebraska city. The Kearney Hub reports that the blaze was reported just before 1 p.m.
Arriving firefighters found the home fully engulfed in flames, and crews found the woman, a young girl and a young boy during an initial search of the house. Police say all three were pulled from the burning building’s main floor and taken to a Kearney hospital, were they were pronounced dead.
Police have not released the names of the victims. Autopsies have been ordered, and the cause of the fire is being investigated.