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Springfield house fire deadliest since 1987

Friday, January 18, 2013
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Four people are dead after a fire ripped through a home in Illinois' capital city.

Springfield firefighters found the home fully engulfed in flames shortly before midnight.

Officials say they found four men, aged 14 to 60 dead, inside the home.

One woman escaped onto the roof of the home before she was rescued. It is believed all 4 victims are related to her.

This is the deadliest house fire in Springfield since 1987.

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