2 Adults, 4 Children Killed in Northeastern Wisconsin House Fire

Updated: June 25, 2019 10:38 PM

PICKEREL, Wis. (AP) - Authorities in northeastern Wisconsin say six people have died in a house fire.
Langlade County Coroner Larry Shadlick says two adults and four children died in the fire Tuesday in the small town of Pickerel. Shadlick says two others escaped the blaze.
ABC affiliate WAOW reports firefighters arrived at the home early Tuesday morning. The children killed range in ages from 10 months, 1.5 years, 3 years, and 7 years old. A 37-year-old woman also died in the fire, the coroner added.

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Eight people were inside the house at the time of the fire, but two women managed to escape, the coroner told WAOW.

The coroner said foul play is not believed to have been a factor.

Pickerel is about 2 hours south of Iron County. 

The Associated Press contributed to this story. 

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