2 children killed in Clovis house fire

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CLOVIS, N.M. — Multiple agencies, including a crimes unit, are looking into a house fire in Clovis Wednesday that killed two children.  

Clovis police say this happened along Axtell Street before 10 a.m. Wednesday.  

Officers tried to get in to save the children, but the fire and smoke were too intense. 

Clovis officials released the following statement:

“We want to express our most sincere condolences to the family of these two children as the loss of innocent lives is devastating not only to the family but also to the community. We ask you to keep the family and those affected by this tragedy in your thoughts.”

Anyone with information about this house fire is asked to call Clovis Police at 575-769-1921 or Curry County Crime Stoppers at 575-763-7000. Tips can also be submitted anonymously using the Clovis Police Department’s Tip411.