A fire in Pottsville killed six. Credit: Getty Images Six people perished in an overnight fire in Pottsville.
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Six people, including four children, died overnight in a house fire in Pottsville, Schuylkill County.

The deadly fire was reported about 11:55 p.m. Sunday on the 200 block of Pierce Street, The Morning Call of Allentown reports.

Unofficial reports indicate four children and the children's father and aunt were killed in the fire. The children's mother is believed to have survived the deadly blaze.


The paper reports the family recently moved to Schuylkill County from Washington state.

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