Children sent to hospital after duplex fire, expected to be OK

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Three children are in the hospital after a duplex caught fire on Midlothian Boulevard.

The call came in just before 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

The front of the house had smoke damage and a couch was laying in the front yard.

Two of the children are 6 and 7 years old, and the third is 8 months old.

Youngstown Battalion Chief Charlie Smith said they should be OK.

He also said a woman was cited for driving through the scene while police and fire had it blocked off.

The fire is under investigation.

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