Children Die In Fire; Father Injured
A house fire in West Monroe has claimed the lives to two children.
Ouachita Parish Fire Department investigator Curt Meachum tells The News-Star (http://tnsne.ws/11O5JeJ ) the children, ages 16 months and 3 years, were believed to be in the room where the fire started Monday afternoon.
Meachum says their father also was in the home and sustained some burns. He was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.
Meachum said the home did not contain a working smoke alarm.
The cause of the fire is not known.
The names of the victims have not been released.
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