Grandmother, two grandchildren killed in Baton Rouge fire

Four dead, children hurt after Baton Rouge house fire

BATON ROUGE, LA. - 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.

 

Read more on WBRZ.com

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 WWLTV.com for updates as new information becomes available.

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