According to WABI TV 5, a 4-year-old boy has been killed and several others, including his twin sister, were injured in a Wednesday morning fire that tore through an apartment building in Houlton.

Crews responded to a fire that had broken out in a 14-unit apartment complex on Mechanic Street in Houlton, Maine at around 9:15 Wednesday morning. As of 1 PM firefighters from multiple departments were working to extinguish the blaze.

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One child, 4, has been confirmed killed in the fire while at least three other people, his twin sister included, have been taken to the hospital. A 12-year-old was LifeFlighted from the scene to Maine Medical Center in Portland, WABI reports.

Maine Department of Safety Spokeswoman, Shannon Moss, says that the 2 four-year-olds and the 12-year-old were home alone at the time of the fire.

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