2 kids die in house fire in rural area in SW Michigan

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CONSTANTINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Two children died Monday in a house fire in southwestern Michigan, police said.

The fire occurred in a rural area in Constantine Township in St. Joseph County, just north of the Indiana border.

The children who died were ages 3 and 4, state police said. Their mother was injured but survived.

Pictures posted online by WWMT-TV show the structure was destroyed. St. Joseph County United Way is taking donations to help the family.