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UPDATE: Coroner identifies 2 young children killed in March house fire

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Posted at 11:14 AM, Mar 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-10 18:32:17-04

MAY 10 UPDATE: The two children who died in the house fire have been identified by the Clark County coroner as 2-year-old Quamaine Richardson Jr. and 2-month-old London Richardson. Both children died from inhalation of products of combustion. Their death was ruled an accident.

The Clark County Fire Department reports two children have died in a house fire on Tuesday morning in northeast Las Vegas.

Fire officials with Clark County say crews were called to a home located at 6581 Caddington Ave., near Hollywood Boulevard and Owens Avenue, just after 10 a.m.

Firefighters from CCFD and the city of Las Vegas responded to the residential structure fire and during their response crews found two people deceased inside the home.

Officials later said the two bodies found in the house were boys, a 2-month-old baby and a 2-year-old child. A man was also sent to the hospital for smoke inhalation.

The flames started in one of the rooms inside the home and it spread from room-to-room, eventually reaching the room where the children were, according to authorities.

The fire was able to be knocked down just before 10:45 a.m, according to the CCFD.

Tuesday's scene remained active throughout the morning and afternoon with investigators determining the cause of the fire.

A total of 40 personnel responded to the house fire.

Stay with 13 Action News for further updates on this developing story