RAGLEY, LA (KPLC) – Beauregard Parish Sheriff's deputies say a house fire claimed the lives of four children late Tuesday night in Ragley.
Multiple fire departments were called to 920 Felice Cutoff Road in Ragley around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday night. They arrived within minutes of the emergency call to find the home in flames with heavy smoke inside the home.
Deputies say a mother and her five children were sleeping at the time of the fire. The mother and her 3-year-old child were able to escape the blaze, but despite the mother's efforts to save her other four children, she was unable to do so. They were pronounced dead after being transported to a hospital. The Coroner's preliminary findings indicate that they all suffered from lethal levels of carbon monoxide inhalation.
The four children who perished in the fire have been identified as Kamryn LeBleu and Keiley LeBleu, 11-year-old twins, 8-year-old Kassandra LeBleu and 1-year-old Adrinne LeBleu.
The mother suffered second degree burns and smoke inhalation while trying to save her children. She is currently in stable condition at a local hospital.
Deputies say the father of the children was working in Texas at the time of the blaze.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
An account has been setup at Cameron State Bank for the benefit of Michael and Amy LeBleu. If you would like to make a donation to the account, you may do so at any Cameron State Bank branch.
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