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Four killed in Slidell house fire

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Posted at 7:47 AM, Jan 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-19 10:49:07-05

A family of four died Wednesday morning following a house fire in Slidell.

The fire occurred around 1:00 am in the Eden Isles subdivision.

Investigators say two children, ages five and ten, died as a result of the fire.

According to WWL-TV, fire officials said the home's only smoke detector was not working at the time.

All four victims were removed from the home and three were taken to the hospital where they were pronounced dead.

The names of the victims have not been released.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

A fifth individual, who was unaccounted for following the fire, is safe.

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