PERRIS (CBSLA) — A fire killed at least two people in a Perris home Saturday morning.

Flames broke out at the two-story residence on the 140 block of Portrait Rd. just after 2 a.m.

Firefighters say two people jumped to safety and were rushed to the hospital but have since been released.

Firefighters discovered bodies inside the home after knocking down the blaze. Initial reports indicted three perished in the fire. However, fire officials were working to confirm the number at the time of this report.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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