2 children dead, 3 others injured in Orange fire

A massive fire tore through a house in Orange Saturday afternoon, killing two children and injuring three other people.

The fire started at around 4:30 p.m. at the house on Mechanic Street. Witnesses said they saw one of the family’s boys trying to get a ladder to a window on the second floor to try and rescue his relatives inside. Neighbors tried to help with the ladder but they were unable to get inside.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. The victims have not been identified.

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