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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania fire kills 3-year-old girl, firefighter Fire Lt. Dennis DeVoe also dead

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — In an unfortunate incident, a fire that broke out in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania not just killed a toddler, but also an official of Harrisburg Pennsylvania Fire department who was on his way to the scene. He apparently lost his life in a road accident. Latest reports suggest that as many as three other people were injured in the vicious fire too.

A CBSNews report suggests that the fire might have been caused by a recharging hoverboard.

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While the child died from asphyxiation and the fire, one victim sustained severe injuries when he jumped from the second floor of the apartment to flee from the raging fire. Fire department officials claim that the person is in serious condition.

Officials also claim that three other people including two girls were rescued by the Fire Department personnel

A three year old girl child, Ashanti Hughes was pronounced dead by the Lehigh County coroner’s office around 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. Meanwhile as many as two girls are said to be still in the hospital. Both the girls are in critical condition.

Reports suggest that 21-year old Fire Lt. Dennis DeVoe died in a road accident when the Fire department veteran was on his way to the station to pick up his gear to leave for the fire scene.

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