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Six People including Four Children Die in Fire

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(Pottsville, Pa.) Six people, including four children, were killed in a house fire in Pennsylvania. Five firefighters were also injured in the massive fire.

The fire in Pottsville, which is located in central Pennsylvania, was already raging by the time firefighters arrived late Sunday night.

The floors and the roof collapsed killing all six people inside.

Four of the victims are children between the ages of two and eight. The children’s father along with the family’s sister-in-law was killed in the fire.

Reportedly, all of the injured firefighters are expected to recover. Investigators said the mother was not home at the time of the incident.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.