Fire in Aurora, Illinois kills 3 adults and 3 children

Posted by Craig Pollock - email

AURORA, IL - (WAVE) A tragedy struck Aurora Illinois after an apartment fire killed 3 adults and 3 children. Investigators are trying to figure out the cause of the fire. Among the dead were 2 children and a baby. More than a dozen other people were taken to hospital.

"We have a total of 15 people transported to local hospitals and we also have one infant that's in critical conditions now flown to a (Hospital) Burn Unit." stated John Lehman, a member of the Aurora Fire Dept.

The Red Cross sent volunteers to area hospitals to offer support to those who lost loved ones.

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