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Child dies after fire at Arkansas home

PARAGOULD, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say one child has been killed in a fire in Paragould.

KAIT-TV (http://bit.ly/NB6FuE) reports firefighters rescued two children from a burning home Friday afternoon after breaking out a back window.

Crews say both children were alive and breathing when they were transported to a hospital for treatment. The condition of the other child wasn't immediately available.

No names have been released.

Authorities say a man and the children were in the home at the time of the fire. A cause of the blaze hasn't been determined.

Information from: Paragould Daily Press, http://www.paragoulddailypress.com/

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