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Parents, preteen boy die in early morning NYC fire

Neighbors say two adults and their preteen son died in a New York City house fire that left two younger children with minor injuries.

Neighbors say two adults and their preteen son died in a New York City house fire that left two younger children with minor injuries.

Police identify the victims of Monday morning's blaze as a 36-year-old man, a 43-year-old woman and a 12-year-old boy.

More than 100 firefighters responded to the blaze. Officials say four of them suffered minor injuries at the two-family home in the Tremont section of the Bronx.

A fire chief at the scene tells WCBS radio firefighters encountered heavy flames shooting from the building's front door.

The fire department says the blaze started on the second floor around 3:30 a.m. The fire was brought under control about an hour later.

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