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Update: child victims of Elkhart fire remain in critical condition

ELKHART, June 27, 2013--Fire investigators are back on the scene today of the Elkhart residence, located at 107 Church Street, which was destroyed in a fire yesterday.

Preliminary investigation reports reveal the fire likely originated in the living area of the home and the cause of the fire does not appear to be suspicious In nature.

The children, a 19 year-old female and a 13 year-old male, are believed to have succumbed to smoke inhalation and remain in critical condition after being taken by Life Flight to Parkland Hospital in Dallas.

The investigation is ongoing.

KYYK’s Gary Richards spoke with Anderson County Sheriff about the fire, and the departments which responded quickly and efficiently. Click below to hear more.

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