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Two Children and a Woman Killed During Fire at West Covina Apartment Building

Three people, including two young children, were killed early Sunday morning in a fire at an apartment building in West Covina, according to fire authorities.

County firefighters were called to the 1900 block of East Amar Road at 12:56 a.m. Sunday to assist the West Covina Fire Department, and further assistance was requested at 1:34 a.m. when the fire was upgraded into a second-alarm fire, a Los Angeles County Fire Department dispatcher told City News Service.

The fire was reported at 12:50 a.m. and required nearby residents to be evacuated as flames spread to other units.

Family members also confirmed to NBC4 that the victims included an elderly woman and two young children.

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Source: NBC Los Angeles

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