FITCHBURG (AP) - Authorities say two people have died in a late night fire in Fitchburg and a third person was hospitalized.

The two-alarm blaze in the East Street home was reported at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday

Fire Chief Kevin Roy says the two victims were found on the second floor.

Five people, including two children, made it out of the house alive.

No names were immediately released.

A third person was hospitalized for smoke inhalation. Officials say the home was destroyed and a nearby home sustained damage.