Residential fire in Oklahoma claims lives of 3 children
December 31, 2017
EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in central Oklahoma say a New Year's Day house fire has claimed the lives of three children.
El Reno Fire Chief Kent Lagaly says that the children, all under the age of 8, were pronounced dead at a local hospital following a house fire Monday morning.
Officials say at least two adults were at the home when the early-morning fire started and that firefighters, police and other authorities responded to the blaze. Lagaly says the fire appeared to be contained to a single room in the residential structure.
Oklahoma City television station KWTV reports that th...