GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Two children are dead and one adult is injured as the result of a house fire, according to the Greensboro Fire Department.
The house fire occurred on the 1800 block of Glenside Drive in Greensboro.
Firefighters say they received a report of a residential structure fire with two children inside at 11:30 a.m. Crews arrived at 11:35 a.m. at found heavy flames at the home.
A person who was outside the home told firefighters that there were two children still inside the home and where they were located.
Firefighters then went inside the home and pulled the children out of the flames and released the children to the care of Guilford County EMS. The injured adult was also taken to a local hospital.
Firefighters put out the blaze at around 12 p.m. and remain on the scene remediating smoke and carbon monoxide levels so fire investigators can enter the home.
EMS confirmed that both of the children died as a result of the fire. The adult is currently in critical condition.
Glenside Drive is closed between Dodson Street and Chapel Edge Drive as a result of the fire, according to the Greensboro Police Department. The roads will be closed for an undetermined amount of time.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and the GFD’s investigation is in its early stages.
The Greensboro Police Department is also on the scene and is actively investigating the fire.