MADISON, AR (KAIT) - Tragic news from St. Francis County, as 3 children are killed in a house fire in the small down of Madison, just east of Forrest City.
Crews responded Friday morning at about 1:45 to the 400 block of Gore Street, where a woman and her four children were inside.
The woman and one child got out but 3 other children perished in the fire.
When police and fire crews arrived, they reported seeing flames shooting out of kitchen windows with heavy smoke billowing out as well.
Action News 5 reports 20 firefighters battled the flames. Crews fighting this fire included the City of Madison Volunteer Fire Department, and The Forrest City Fire Department.