Authorities in the eastern Iowa town of Clinton are releasing the names of the victims of a weekend housefire. The four victims in the Friday night fire are identified as six-year-old Tyler Wade and three-year-old Patrick Molitor and their mother, Tonya Molitor, and Francine Molitor.
They died in the Friday night fire in Clinton. One person, Deb Molitor, escaped from the home. The boys were students at one of the elementary schools and special preparations are being made the school to provide assistance to the staff and students. The investigation into the fire is continuing although investigators say it looks accidental in nature.
They also said there were no working smoke detectors in the home. The state medical examiners office will be conducting autopsies on the victims.
By Dave Vickers, KROS, Clinton