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House Fire in Pendleton Kills 5

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PENDLETON, Ore.- Pendleton Fire Department responded to a house fire early Sunday that resulted in five deaths.

The two story house is on 1200 block of SE. Court Place in Pendleton. Pendleton Police Lieutenant, William J. Caldera confirmed two of the victims are adults and three are children.

Two more adults managed to get out of the house and were flown to Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland for treatment.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation and the names of the victims as well as their connection to each other has not yet  been released.

Investigators are working on notifying the next of kin.