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3 dead, 1 critically injured in San Jose fire

Three people died in a fire in San Jose early Saturday, officials said. Firefighters got to the scene of blaze at a two-story apartment building on the 500 block of South Ninth Street in downtown San Jose just before 5 a.m., said Capt. Mike Van Elgort, a spokesman for the Fire Department. A man in his early 20s and a 14-year-old girl were confirmed dead at the scene. They were not immediately identified. Their parents were transported to a hospital where the woman later died of her injuries. Firefighters knocked down the fire by 5:30 a.m., according to Van Elgort. The cause is under investigation, though it appears to have started in the kitchen.

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