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Pratt house fire kills infant twins

12/24/2013

PRATT, Kan. (AP) -- Infant twins have died in a house fire in south-central Kansas.

Police in Pratt say the infants died Monday afternoon in the fire at their home. The Pratt Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1c39C2x ) emergency crews called to the home found the twin's mother outside covered in smoke and soot. She's been hospitalized with fire-related injuries.

Pratt police say the two babies were pronounced dead at the scene. The father of the twins was not at home at the time of the fire.

The names of the victims haven't been released.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Information from: Daily Tribune, Pratt, Kan., http://www.pratttribune.com/