2 children die, 3rd hurt in southern Michigan camper fire

Posted at 9:03 AM, Jun 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-12 09:03:06-04

Authorities say two children, ages 2 and 5, have died after the camper they were in caught fire in southern Michigan.

The Branch County Sheriff's Office says the fire started around 10:30 a.m. Monday at a residence in Bronson, about 115 miles southwest of Detroit.

WOOD-TV reports a third child, age 7, was injured.

Authorities say the three children were alone in the fifth-wheel camper when the fire started.

Its cause remains under investigation.

The children's names haven't been released. Their relationship to one another wasn't clear Monday afternoon.