Associated Press Release
MACON, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities say an early-morning fire swept through a duplex in Macon, killing a mother and three of her girls.
Fire officials say the blaze was reported shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday on Carmen Place in the central Georgia city. The Telegraph of Macon reports (http://bit.ly/14ZGymi) that the first firefighters to arrive were able to rescue a man and two teenage boys.
Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones says fire crews found multiple bodies while fighting the flames.
Jones identified the victims as 36-year-old Jennifer Caffee; 10-year-old Wendy Chapman, who had cerebral palsy and used a wheelchair; 13-year-old Elizabeth Caffee and 5-year-old Holly Tucker.
Authorities say a man and two teenage boys were taken to The Medical Center of Central Georgia. Their conditions were not immediately known.
Information from: The Macon Telegraph, http://www.macontelegraph.com