3 Children Killed In Union City House Fire

July 14, 2018 - 11:45 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Three children were killed in a fire at a home in Union City, New Jersey.

Officials say the fire began at around 9 a.m. Friday at a home near the corner of 25th Street and Begenline Avenue. A 7-year-old boy, 5-year-old girl and 2-year-old boy were killed as a result of the blaze.

Eight other civilians and six firefighters were hospitalized for their injuries, another 18 firefighters were treated at the scene.

The blaze was put out at around noon Friday, the cause is under investigation.