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Ogemaw County house fire claims lives of two young children

The victims both were under age 5. Their parents and three other children were rushed to Hurley Medical Center
Two young children died and five other people were injured after this house near Skidway Lake...
Two young children died and five other people were injured after this house near Skidway Lake caught fire.(source: WJRT)
Published: Feb. 25, 2021 at 2:02 PM EST
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OGEMAW COUNTY, Mich. (WJRT) - Two young children died and five other people were injured after a house fire in the Skidway Lake area of Ogemaw County on Thursday.

The fire was reported around 8 a.m. in the 1900 block of First Oak Street near Skunk Hollow Road.

Law enforcement sources say the two children younger than 5 were found dead after the fire. The children’s parents and three other children all suffered injuries in the fire.

The parents were airlifted to Hurley Medical Center for treatment of serious burns while the three children were taken to the Flint hospital by ambulance.

Investigators on the scene could not immediately say how the fire started. They don’t believe foul play was involved.

Stay with ABC12 News on air and online for more information as this story develops.

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