Authorities Name Women, Child Killed In W.Va. Fire

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Weirton, W.Va. (AP) -- Authorities have identified two women and a toddler who died in a Weirton house fire.

The city fire department says the victims of the Sunday morning blaze are 44-year-old Tammy Reese, 28-year-old Corvita Johnson and 2-year-old Adrian Henry.

Firefighters found the house engulfed in smoke and flames, with all three trapped inside.

Another person in the residence managed to escape unhurt.

The state fire marshal's office was investigating the fire Monday.

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