9-year-old twins killed in Cleveland house fire identified

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CLEVELAND (WJW) — Two children who died in the Sunday morning house fire on Cleveland’s west side have been identified.

Nine-year-old Myla Leary died from injuries she sustained from the fire, according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Her twin brother, Rayfeair Leary, was also killed.

The fire happened around midnight Sunday in a large house with multiple units on W.54th Street, according to the Cleveland Division of Fire.

EMS says five adults and three children were taken to the hospital. Two of the children later died at the hospital.

The fire department says the fire was electrical and accidental.

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