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Six People are Hospitalized Monday After Their Home Catches on Fire

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BUENA, Wash.- Six people are in the hospital tonight after their home burst into flames.

This happened on the 800 block of Buena Road in Buena, Monday afternoon. The six people were inside when the home caught on fire. Three of them are children. The victims suffered burns to their hand and arms and were rushed to Memorial Hospital in Yakima.

Firefighters say they don't know the cause yet but say flames were burning for just under two hours.

"The building will be a complete loss, there was extensive damage, fire went through the attic," said Fire Captain Joel Byam, Yakima County Fire District 5.

Firefighters are continuing to investigate the cause. The victims are in stable condition but are being treated for several burns.

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