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Armstrong deals with tragedy

This motorhome that caught fire outside Lytton late Wednesday night, killing two children from Armstrong, B.C. (Submitted by: RCMP)

Police and fire officials continue to investigate a fire near Lytton that killed two children and injured two adults. A 4-year-old boy and his 5-year-old sisterl died after their grandparents' RV caught fire.

The vehicle was parked on a old air stripe near Lytton when the fire broke out 11:30 Wednesday night. The children's grandmother and her partner where taken to hospital in Kamloops.

The young girl was a grade one student at Highland Park Elementary school in Armstrong.

Dave Witt is the school district superintendent of schools. He told Daybreak's David French this tragedy has been difficult in the small town.

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