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Three children die in Vardaman house fire

Authorities say three children have died in a house fire in Vardaman.

Authorities said that the children are 9-year-old Oscar Ernest Razo, 7-year-old Isabel Alejandra Razo and 7-year-old Yobani Cecilio Razo.

The children's mother and her two other daughters survived. Firefighters were called to the home Saturday about 3 a.m.

Police say the fire was caused by a space heater.

Grief counselors will be on hand Monday at Vardaman Elementary School Monday where the three children were students.

Vardaman is a town of about 1,300 people in Calhoun County.

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