2 children die in fire in Shore apartment

October 28, 2001|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

BERLIN - Two children died yesterday after a fire swept through their apartment shortly after 3:30 p.m.

The Berlin Volunteer Fire Company, which rushed to the blaze at the Bay Terrace Apartments, found smoke pouring from the apartment.

Firefighters found the children, two boys ages 2 and 3, in the apartment.

The children were taken to Atlantic General Hospital, where they were pronounced dead on arrival. The names were being withheld last night.

The Worcester County fire marshal and the Worcester County Bureau of Investigation are investigating the cause of the fire.

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