UPDATE: Police release names of burn victims

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Four units responded to a fire in an apartment on 800 Hundley Drive.  Investigators have told us that there four people were injured throughout the course of the fire.

Ebony Hill (Photo courtesy of Huntsville Police Department)

Ebony Hill (Photo courtesy of Huntsville Police Department)

Authorities say the fire spread to the adjacent apartment where two juveniles, age 10 and 15, and one adult were in residence.

Both of the juveniles were flown to UAB Children's Hospital and are in the burn unit, one of them is in critical condition. They have been identified as 10-year-old LeShaun Dennis, and 15-year-old Raheem Dennis

Their step-father, 41-year-old Alovi McAfee, is being treated at Huntsville Hospital for serious burn and impact injuries from jumping from the third floor to escape. At this time he is listed in fair condition in the FICU.

A fireman was injured by falling through the third floor ceiling during the blaze and was treated at Huntsville Hospital and released.

Huntsville police say that during the course of the investigation, it was determined that 29-year-old Ebony Hill intentionally set fire to her apartment and ran outside. At this time, police say Hill gave several inclinations during questioning that a possible mental incapacitation could be a possibility, but say she will need to be diagnosed by a physician.

Police say that Hill was arrested and charged with one count of arson, three counts of assault in the 1st degree, and one count of 3rd degree assault.

Hill his being held in the Huntsville/Metro County Jail without bond.

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