Olmito (KFXV) — A night of tragedy after the death of two children who were lost in a fire.

Now authorities open an investigation to determine the cause of the blaze and why the children perished.

Police and firefighters arrived on the scene on the 9000 block of Pagosa Street and found two children ages 3 and 7 badly burned. They

were rushed to the hospital in critical condition but died a short time later. Officials say the children were left home alone.

We’ll keep you updated on the details of this case as they become available.