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A home fire in Pennsylvania killed 10 people, including three children, state police said.

(CNN)A house fire broke out in Nescopeck, Pennsylvania early Friday morning, killing 10 people, including three children. State police confirmed with CNN. ..

Victims range in age from 5 to 79 years, according to authorities.

Neskopek is about 95 miles northwest of Philadelphia.

Authorities responded to the scene of a two-story home fire shortly before 3:00 am on Friday, according to a spokeswoman for the state police. Three adults escaped safely and 10 victims were dead inside.

"Firefighters attempted courageous efforts to enter the rear homes, but were pushed back from widespread flames and heat," state police lieutenant Derek Felsman said on Friday morning. Said at the press conference.

The victim was identified by state police as Dale Baker, 19 years old. Star Baker, 22; David Dover Sr., 79; Brian Dover, 42; Shannon Dover, 45; Laura Dover, 47; The three murdered children are two boys aged 5 and 6, 7 Identified as an old girl.

"We are using the assets of multiple departments to investigate this thoroughly and thoroughly. A deadly fire," he said. According to state police, the house was "completely destroyed" by the flames.

When asked if authorities were conducting a fire criminal investigation, Fersman replied, "It's a fire investigation at this point."

The cause of the fire is under investigation, Luzerne County District Attorney Sam Sangedolce told CNN.

"If firefighters determine the cause is intentional and instigating, they will begin a criminal investigation into the arson," he said.

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolfe said he was "broken heart" for losing his life.

"Our prayers are with their loved ones," Governorwrote on Twitter. “Thanks to the many first responders who came to the scene.”

The American Red Cross provides financial support and other services, including mental health resources for victims and first responders. Said that they are responding to the needs of those who have been evacuated by the fire.

"As this situation continues to evolve, we are committed to the Nescopeck community and working with local and county officials to help those affected by this tragedy. We offer a program, "the American Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania region told CNN in a statement.