House fire kills two children, one injured in Columbia County

Published: Aug. 2, 2021 at 10:46 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Two children died in a house fire in Columbia County on Sunday night.

Deputies are not providing additional information about the fire at this time, a family member says a third child is being treated for burns at UF Health Shands.

The State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the cause of the fire.

In response to the fire, Columbia County Fire Rescue is reminding residents of their free smoke detector program.

Our hearts are broken for those lost in a fire last night. Did you know that Columbia County has a free smoke detector...

Posted by Columbia County Fire Rescue on Monday, August 2, 2021

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