CHAFFEE, Mo. (AP) __ An adult and two children are dead after a fire that broke out early Wednesday in the southeast Missouri town of Chaffee.

A Scott County deputy confirmed the deaths to the Southeast Missourian. A fourth person is hospitalized. Officials have not disclosed the relationship of the adult and children, and names have not been released.

The fire was reported around 6 a.m. An investigation continues.

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