3 Children Killed In Union City Fire

July 13, 2018 - 12:42 pm

UNION CITY, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- Three children have been killed in a fire at a home in Union City, New Jersey.

Officials announced earlier Friday that a 5-year-old girl and a 2-year-old boy were killed in the blaze, officials said. Another child also later died, officials said.

Eight other civilians and six firefighters were hospitalized.

Another 18 firefighters have been treated for injuries at the scene.

The fire broke out around 9 a.m. Friday morning at a home near the corner of 25th Street and Bergenline Avenue.

The fire has since been brought under control.

The cause is under investigation.