A woman and 6-year-old child die after house fire in south Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- A 40-year-old woman and six-year-old child have died after a house fire Friday morning.

According to the Fire Department, the fire happened around 6:30 a.m. in the 2000 block of South Lone Pine Avenue. Once on the scene, crews found the home with heavy smoke and fire conditions.

The Fire Department says four people were found inside: a 40-year-old woman and three children, a 13-year-old girl, an 11-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl. The 13-year-old and the 11-year-old remain in the hospital in critical condition.

The fire is still under investigation.

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