Katie Malone and 2 Others Hurt, Six Children Die in Accidental House Fire in Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD -- Six children were left dead, and their mother, Katie Malone, was injured in a house fire in northeast Baltimore, MD Thursday, January 12, 2017. Two more children were left in critical condition, and an 8-year-old girl was hospitalized.
The early report claims the fire broke out in the Malone family household early Thursday morning. It is believed the third floor fell onto the second floor, killing six children. The deceased victims were listed as follows: two boys, a 9-month-old and a 2-year-old, and four girls--3-year-old twins, a 10 and an 11-year-old.
Two sons, a 4 and a 5-year-old, respectively, were last listed in critical condition. Mrs. Malone's 8-year-old daughter was last listed in good condition. Sources say the young girl assisted in helping multiple family members escape the blaze.
The exact cause of the deadly incident is currently under investigation.
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