Neighbors described a horrific scene after a deadly house fire in Baton Rouge Friday morning.

Witnesses tell WBRZ-TV that a grandmother and her two grandchildren were killed in a fire in the 3900 block of Iroquois Street around 4:30 a.m. A 19-year-old and 5-year-old child were also transported to the hospital in serious condition.

Neighbors tell WBRZ-TV that a young woman ran out of the home on fire. Neighbors were able to put out the flames with a blanket and she was transported to the hospital.

The fire was brought under control shortly after 5:30 a.m.


Officials originally stated that four people had been killed in this morning's fire. After further investigation, officials determined only three people died and two were hospitalized.

This is a developing story. Stay with WWL-TV and for updates as new information becomes available.