Fire at U.S. day care center kills five children

Mon 12 Aug 2019 06:07 GMT | 10:07 Local Time

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A fire at a day care center in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania killed at least five children on Sunday, according to local authorities, Xinhua reported.

The fire was reported early Sunday at a day care center in Erie, a lakeside town in northern Pennsylvania. According to Erie fire chief Guy Santone, multiple people were trapped inside the three-storey single family house, which abruptly caught fire, a witness said.

Santone said the victims ranged from eight months to seven years in age.

The owner of the day care center, an adult female, was flown to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The day care center was certified by local authorities until March 2020, local media the Erie Times-News reported.

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