Beloit house fire leaves 2 dead, 1 in critical condition

CREATED Mar 5, 2014 - UPDATED: Mar 5, 2014

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BELOIT -- An early morning house fire on Beloit's northwest side left two dead and one in critical condition Wednesday morning, according to the Beloit Police Department.

The blaze broke out around 4 a.m. at a home near the intersection of Fairview Drive and Townline Avenue.

Police said heavy smoke and fire conditions were present upon arrival. Clint Christensen, 61, and Jamie Christensen, 33, died at the scene, police said.

Crews assisted Caren Christensen, 60, out of the home and transported her to an area hospital. She is in critical condition.

A cause of the fire has not yet been determined.