Oregon motel fire leaves four dead, four injured

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Photo: Bayfront, Newport, Oregon

Four people were killed and four were injured in a fire that destroyed a motel in a coastal city in Oregon on Friday, local media said.

The fire began at about 5:45 a.m. in a room at the City Center Motel in Newport, Oregon, and quickly engulfed the entire building, the Newport Police Department said in a statement.

The bodies of four people were found in the rubble and four people with injuries were taken to the hospital, KPTV, a local news agency reported.

One of the injured people was admitted to the hospital for burns and smoke inhalation, police said.

Officials are investigating the cause of the fire.

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