3 Children Die in Early Morning Fire

Published 04/04 2014 08:04AM

Updated 04/04 2014 12:01PM

Rush Township, Northumberland County - Rush Township Fire Chief Cliff Reiner tells us three brothers were killed in a Northumberland County house fire overnight, two others children were taken to hospital.   

The children who lost their lives have been identified as 13-year old Daniel Dissinger, 7-year old Gavin Dissinger, and 2-year old Arthur Dissinger.

The deaths were ruled accidental, with "Thermal Injuries" listed as the cause of death by Northumberland County coroner James Kelly.  
Fire fighters were called to 60 South Smith Road in Rush Township around 1:20 AM Friday morning. 
The home is located south of Danville and east of Sunbury. 
The name of the family is not being released.
A Fire Marshall is investigating a cause. 

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