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5 Dead, Including 4 Kids, in Washington State Apartment Fire

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(REDMOND, Wash.) -- Four children and one adult were killed when a fire ripped through an apartment building early Saturday in Redmond, Wash., outside Seattle.

The fire began around 2:30 a.m., according to Redmond police spokesman Lt. Tim Gately. Authorities say the building was not equipped with a sprinkler system.

The children were all under the age of 10. The adult was a 32-year-old man.

One woman was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

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