Children Injured in Fire

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A fire in Meridian Wednesday morning injured two small children.

Four-year-old Christopher Waller is in Jackson, being treated for critical burns over 99 percent of his body.

Meridian firefighters responded shortly after 10:00 a.m. to a house fire reported at 809 65th Avenue.

Destiny Waller, 2, was also seriously burned on the face and feet and remained hospitalized at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian Wednesday night.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.