Woman killed, child in critical condition after house fire

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A young boy is in critical condition and a woman has been killed in a house fire in Cobb County.

The fire happened at a home on the 4000 block of Missy Way early Thursday morning.

Fire investigators confirmed with FOX 5 that the fire started around 12:30 a.m.

Three people were inside the home at the time. One adult male was able to escape. He does have some injuries but was expected to be OK.

Fire crews had to rescue the woman and child. Medics rushed the boy to a local hospital, where he is in critical condition.

Officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.