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Sacramento house fire leaves two dead, one firefighter injured

A worker patches up holes on the rooftop caused by a house fire that killed two elderly people and injured a firefighter in the Parkway neighborhood on Saturday in Sacramento.
A worker patches up holes on the rooftop caused by a house fire that killed two elderly people and injured a firefighter in the Parkway neighborhood on Saturday in Sacramento. aseng@sacbee.com

Two people were killed and a firefighter was injured in a house fire in the Parkway neighborhood early Saturday morning, according to the Sacramento Fire Department.

Crews arrived around 12:10 a.m. at the home at 190 Creekside Circle near Brookfield Drive, said Chris Harvey, a department spokesman.

The victims who died in the fire were described as a 76-year-old woman and an 87-year-old man.

The injured firefighter suffered minor burns and was sent to a hospital where he was treated and released, Harvey said.

Harvey said the fire was confined to the single home but could not say where the fire originated or which areas of the home were affected.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, Harvey said.

The identities of the two victims will be released by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.

Nashelly Chavez: 916-321-1188, @nashellytweets

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