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23-month-old girl killed in house fire on Long Island: cops


A baby girl was killed in a Long Island house fire early Wednesday, local authorities said. 

The 23-month-old victim was inside the home on Maple Lane in Gordon Heights, Suffolk County, with eight other members of her extended family, when the blaze broke out just after 3 a.m., according to Suffolk County Police. 

Officials investigate the scene of the fire that killed a 23-month-old girl.
Officials investigate the scene of the fire that killed a 23-month-old girl.
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After the blaze was extinguished, the lifeless tot was discovered inside the home. She was pronounced dead on scene. 

A 4-year-old boy, 34-year-old woman, 57-year-old man and a member of the Medford Fire Department were taken to local hospitals for treatment of minor injuries. 

Four other people at the home were taken to a local hospital to treat injuries after the blaze.
Four other people at the home were taken to a local hospital to treat injuries after the blaze.
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The remaining five family members were unharmed, authorities said. 

A preliminary investigation indicates the fire was not criminal in nature, police said.

Just after 3am the Gordon Heights FD were called to a reported house fire at 69 Maple Lane in Medford on March 10, 2021.
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