(4-6-18) Two unidentified victims, burned badly in the fire, lost their lives in an apartment fire this morning (2:07am) at 328 North Market Street in Van Wert.

According to the VW Independent three city police officers, Sergeant Rob Black and Officers Austin McIntosh and Josh Staten, were able to save one of the occupants of the building.

Van Wert Fire Department crews were still on the scene this morning.

Story will be updated when details are released