Southern Indiana mobile home fire kills 5 people

SULPHUR, Ind. (AP) - A southern Indiana sheriff says an overnight mobile home fire believed started by a wood stove has killed five people in a small Ohio River town.

Crawford County Sheriff Tim Wilkerson tells WDRB-TV (http://bit.ly/XRs05U ) three adults and two children died in early Thursday's fire near the town of Sulphur about 30 miles west of Louisville.

Wilkerson says two half-brothers and a girlfriend of one of the men died along with the 8-year-old daughter of one of the brothers and the woman's 3-year-old son.

County Emergency Management Director Larry Allen says everyone in the home died in the fire.

Fire officials believe a wood stove started the fire.


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