3 children dead, 4 family members hurt in Michigan fire

Posted at 11:24 AM, Mar 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-04 12:24:58-05

IMLAY CITY, Mich. (WXYZ) — Police say three young children have died and four other family members were critically injured following an early-morning fire at a mobile home in Michigan.

Three children that were recovered were deceased. They were a 3-year-old girl and two boys, ages 5 and 6.

Other victims were a 1-month old baby, 18-month boy and the children's parents. All are listed in critical condition.

Police say the exact cause of the fire is not yet know, but did say it was most likely a heating related issue. Officials say the furnace in the mobile home wasn't working properly.

A GoFundMe account has been set up to help the family.