Ga. fire kills 2 children

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Officials say a 7-year-old Macon boy is in critical condition at an Augusta hospital after a house fire that killed two other children.

Macon-Bibb County Fire Chief Marvin Riggins says the fire early Monday in Macon was ignited by a space heater.

The children who died in the fire are identified as 12-year-old Zanesia Hollis and 4-year-old Mekala Barron. Mr. Riggins says the younger child's body was found near a window in a bedroom too late for firefighters to try to save her life.

The Macon Telegraph reports the 7-year-old was airlifted to the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, where a spokeswoman said he was in critical condition.

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Praying for the families of

Praying for the families of these children.

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