Firefighter loses 3 children in Pennsylvania blaze as he responds to another call

  • Source: Fox News
  • Published: 08/13/2019 12:00 AM

VIDEO: Three of the five youngsters killed in a Sunday-morning fire at a Pennsylvania day care center were the children of a volunteer firefighter who was responding to another call several blocks away. The firefighter, Luther Jones, was with the Lawrence Park Volunteer Fire Department handling other calls while the neighboring Erie Fire Department battled the deadly flames at the Harris Family Day Care. His children -- two daughters, one son -- were among those killed. Jones dropped them off at the center before going to work and had no idea about the fire there. His department was responding to a false alarm at the time. Erie firefighters responded to the blaze in the three-story building around 1 a.m. amid reports of children trapped inside. The victims, who have not been officially ID'd, ranged from 8 months to 8 years old, authorities said.


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