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Officials Identify Man, Child Who Died in North Hampton, NH House Fire

It's not clear what the relationship is between 23-year-old Benjamin Fauteux and 1-year-old Emerson Quinonez

Officials have identifed the victims of a house fire in North Hampton, New Hampshire, as a 23-year-old man and a 1-year-old boy.

The state medical examiner's office determined Benjamin Fauteux, of Hillsboro, and Emerson Quinonez, of North Hampton, died from smoke inhalation. Their deaths were ruled accidental.

The fatal fire broke out at a two-family home at 90 Lovering Road around 8 p.m. Friday night. Both Fauteux and Quinonez were taken to a local hospital where they later died.

Officials did not say if or how the two victims are related.

The exact cause of the fire remains under investigation. 

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