CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities in West Virginia say a fire broke out at a two-story wood frame home, killing six children and two adults. A woman and a baby also were hurt.
Bob Sharp, assistant chief for the Charleston Fire Department, tells WSAZ-TV that all the children are younger than 8.
It was not immediately clear how the blaze started early Saturday morning at the two-story, wood-frame home.
WCHS-TV says fire officials believe all those who died lived in the home. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Information from: WSAZ-TV, http://www.wsaz.com