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Arizona trailer fire kills four children

April 11, 2005 at 11:56 AM   |   Comments

BUCKEYE, Ariz., April 11 (UPI) -- Four children were killed in Arizona early Monday when fire tore through their mobile home.

The deadly blaze broke out before dawn in the Phoenix suburb of Buckeye and was under investigation by Maricopa County authorities.

Sheriff's deputies told KPHO-TV, Phoenix, that the mother, father and a toddler escaped safely; however, two boys and two girls between the ages of 7 and 12 were trapped and perished.

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