Authorities: 6 kids, 2 adults killed in W.Va. fire

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Authorities in West Virginia say a fire broke out at a 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. There was no word yet on their conditions.

It was not immediately clear how the blaze started, or if the victims were related.

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Information from: WSAZ-TV, http://www.wsaz.com