Two Boys Left Alone Die in Detroit House Fire

Ages 1 and 4


Two children pulled from a burning home on Detroit's west side Friday have died, according to police.

According to the department, the fire started in a home before 1 p.m. The two boys—ages 1 and 4—were pulled from the home and taken to area hospitals, officials said.

Detroit police Chief James Craig said the children were home alone when the fire started.