Four children dead in mobile home fire

("Afraid of a little forest fire?" by Staci Lichterman, CC BY 2.0)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Four children died in a mobile home fire Thursday morning.

Fort Wayne firefighters were called to the 4700 block of Grassy Lane at just before 8:30 a.m. When they arrived, the mobile home was engulfed in flames.

Firefighters say four children were found dead inside the home, while four adults were able to get out of the blaze. The adults were taken to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

Officials say this is the first fatal fire in St. Joe Township since the Fort Wayne Fire Department took over fire coverage in the area in Jan. 2019.


  1. 4 adults got out but the 4 kids died?

    Something stinks with this story…I hope you follow-up when more news is available.

  2. Absoulty ridiculous ‍♀️‍♀️‍♀️ Yes it’s beyond strange I know as a parent I would rescue my child 1st and the other children as well. I hope that the children didn’t suffer much and that there be comfort for the ones affected NY this nightmarebhhi


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