FAMILY: Children taken to UM hospital following Lansing house fire


UPDATE: 6/22/2021 @ 3:30 P.M. (WLNS)– A family member tells 6 News that two of the four children in the home at the time of the fire have been taken to the University of Michigan on ventilators.

That family member also says the in addition to the home, the fire is also responsible for claiming the lives of four family pets, including two dogs. She says the house was also deemed a total loss.

It’s still unknown what caused the fire, or the conditions of anyone else inside.

<<<This story is still developing and will be updated.

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)– Crews are on the scene of a house fire in Lansing.

The fires started shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday morning.

According to the 6 News team on scene, the home is located in the area of Horton and Jerome Streets.

At least one home is on fire, but 6 News is reporting the home next door is also in danger, and has suffered some damage from the heat.

There is no word if anyone was inside the home at the time of the fire, or if anyone is injured.

6 News can also report that there appears to fireworks going off inside the home. 6 News photographers say crews were pulled back away from the home due to flying debris.

<<<This story is developing and will be updated.

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