Woman, Three Children Killed in Louisiana Fire

Firefighter advancing a hoseline

A grandmother and her three grandchildren were killed in a weekend house fire in Alexandria, Louisiana, according to reports.

The fire started around midnight on March 1, according to KALB. Alexandria Fire Chief Larry King told reporters that the house did not have working smoke alarms.

KALB: Family members and neighbors mourn the loss of 4 victims killed in house fire

KPLC: Officials: Louisiana grandmother and her 3 grandchildren die in house fire

Working smoke alarms are vital when it comes to saving lives from fire. Earlier this year in Michigan, a mother and her three sons were killed in a Grand Rapids house fire, again a case where there were no working smoke alarms.

Smoke Alarm or Smoke Detector?

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