HEMET, Calif. (AP) — Riverside County authorities say a two-year-old boy was killed when flames ripped through a house in Hemet.

The Press-Enterprise newspaper reports Nico Torres was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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Officials say a dog was also killed in the fire, which was reported Friday morning.

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It took firefighters about 20 minutes to knock down the flames.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation Sunday.