Two children rescued in Kingston house fire

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KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) – A house fire becomes the scene of not one but two child rescues.

It happened Saturday afternoon around 3:00 p.m. in Kingston where a family of four lives.

Firefighters raced to the 300 Block of Chester Street amid reports of entrapment.

A firefighter rescued one child from a second floor window while a police officer helped another child on the first floor to safety.

A pet cat died in the fire.

The father and one child were treated at a hospital for breathing in smoke.

Kingston Fire Chief Frank Guido tells Eyewitness News the fire is considered accidental.

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