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Two Toddlers Killed In Houma House Fire

Two Toddlers Killed In Houma House Fire

Officials say two toddlers, ages 1 and 2, were killed in a Houma house fire.

The Courier reports Houma Police have identified the victims as 2-year-old Romell Welsh Jr. and his 1-year-old sister, Ro'Miyah Welsh.

An autopsy Sunday confirmed the children died from smoke inhalation.

Mike Millet, an inspector with the Houma Fire Department, says the fire's cause is under investigation and may take a week to determine. The state Fire Marshal's Office is also investigating.

Millet said the victims were pulled from the home early Saturday morning after the fire was extinguished. The children's bedroom was at the front of the home.

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