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2 kids among 3 dead in Maryland house fire

By Stephanie Gallman, CNN
February 21, 2013 -- Updated 1428 GMT (2228 HKT)

(CNN) -- A fire swept through a house in suburban Washington on Thursday, killing two children and a man, an emergency official told CNN.

The blaze engulfed a dwelling in Glenarden, Maryland, said Mark Brady, spokesman for the Prince George's County Fire/EMS. He said the cause of the fire is not yet known.

A child was rescued and transferred to the National Children's Medical Center in Washington. Another child and a woman escaped before firefighters arrived. They are listed in good condition at a hospital.

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