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2 children die in Milwaukee house fire overnight

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MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Two children have died in an early morning house fire in Milwaukee.
   
Authorities say it started around 2 a.m. Friday. They arrived to find the two-story home fully engulfed.
   
Milwaukee Fire Department Battalion Chief Ralph Gallow tells WITI-TV that firefighters searched the home and found a 10-year-old in a second floor bedroom and a 6-year-old hiding in a closet. He says people have a tendency to seek cover in high heat, and firefighters were unable to save them.
   
The cause of the fire hasn't been determined.
   
The Red Cross says it's providing emergency aid and emotional support to the survivors of the fire.

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