A fire kills 5 children, 2 adults is one story making top news headlines this weekend, as Fox News reported this Saturday, March 9, that a fire erupted in a Kentucky home that caused the tragic deaths of two adults and five kids.
Under the headline, “Fire kills 5 children, 2 kids in Kentucky blaze, coroner says”, sources report that the two adult victims found after the fire was put out by officials were a man and his girlfriend. The woman was a mother of three kids; the other two children were from another family who were visiting. All five children also died in the blaze.
Additional details on the identities of the victims have been kept private until further notice. The family’s bodies have been sent in for autopsies.
Although the cause of the Kentucky fire is still under investigation, police have said that foul play or arson is not suspected.
Local troopers confirmed a neighbor called 911 on Saturday morning. Firefighters made it to the scene as soon as possible; the fire was fully put out by 1 p.m. in the afternoon.