OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say five people have been hospitalized after a fire erupted at a house in northeast Omaha.Omaha Fire Department Capt. Tim McCaw says six people were in the house when the fire was reported just after 9:10 a.m. Tuesday. The blaze has been extinguished.
Two men were found unconscious in the basement, and another man was found on a porch. Authorities say the three were in critical condition when taken to Nebraska Medical Center.
Two other people escaped from the house and were in serious condition when taken to Creighton University Medical Center.
Another man was treated by firefighters.
McCaw says the fire cause is being investigated.