Reading, PA Five Die In Fire, May 1997

BLAZE KILLS FIVE IN FAMILY.

Reading, Pa. - A kitchen fire on Saturday killed four children and the grandmother of three of them, police said.
Firefighters were called to a rowhouse about 5:30 a.m. and before they quelled the flames, three neighboring dwellings were damaged to lesser degrees.
Inside were KAREN MARTIN, 40, and four youngsters, TYRELL and SHAKIYLA MARTIN, ages 6 and 5; JASMINE STEVENSON, 8, and LAQUAN WALKER, 3. The 8-year-old was an overnight visitor, a police spokesman said.

South Florida Sun Sentinel Fort Lauderdale Florida 1997-05-25