MASON CITY, IA - According to KIMT, a house fire on the 500 block of N Washington Ave killed four children and injured two people Wednesday.
Firefighters were called to the fire around 5:05 a.m.
A 55-year-old male and an 11-year-old girl escaped from the house and were taken to an area hospital with burn injuries.
Rescue crews transported four children, ages 3 to 12 years old, to an area hospital, where they died.
In addition to the house's residents, two firefighters were also hurt in the fire.
The Iowa State Fire Marshall's Office, the Mason City Fire Department, and the Mason City Police Department are investigating the incident.
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