Two juveniles dead in Ray County house fire

ORRICK, Mo. - Two juveniles have been confirmed dead after a house fire in Ray County. Their names have not yet been released.

Crews were called out to the single-family residence at 12:20 p.m.

Law enforcement sources tell 41 Action News the first emergency personnel on the scene said the house was engulfed in flames. A person was said to be standing outside saying his children, aged one and three, were inside. The two were said to have been trapped inside the structure.

A third civilian suffered burns and was transported to a hospital in Liberty with non life-threatening injuries.

The investigation into the fire has been turned over to the Missouri State Fire Marshall's office.

We'll continue to update this story as new information becomes available.

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