3 people dead after house fire in Stephenson county

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ORANGEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Three people have died in a house in northern Illinois. The Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office says the fire in Orangeville  was reported shortly before 3 a.m. Wednesday.  First responders arrived to find the house fully engulfed in flames. Two people were found dead in the home, and a third died at a hospital. No other injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Orangeville is northwest of Rockford near the Wisconsin state line,