2 killed, 1 injured in overnight house fire

PINE BLUFF (KATV) - Two people were killed and a third was hospitalized after a house fire less than two hours into the new year.

Firefighters were called to a home in the 3200 block of N. Sheriton Drive around 1:30 a.m. When they arrived, flames were coming out of several parts of the house.

Rescuers found two females inside. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. A third victim was taken to the hospital. No word on that victim's injuries.

At last check, none of the victims have been identified. No word yet on what caused the fire.

KATV's Janelle Lilley is following this story. Watch her full story tonight on Channel 7 News at 5:00 and 6:00.