Two children killed in Pinebrook Pointe Apartments fire, MFD says

Updated: Feb. 1, 2021 at 7:49 AM CST
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) -The Memphis Fire Department said two people were killed in an apartment fire Sunday evening.

The fire happened in the Pinebrook Pointe Apartments in Parkway Village around 3:30 p.m.

One man and three children were found unresponsive in the bedroom when the firemen arrived.

They were all transported to the hospital in critical condition, according to Lt. Wayne Cooke.

Two children died at Le Bonheur Children’s hospital.

The fire department said the victims’ names and ages have not been released “pending positive identification and notification of next of kin.” The Shelby County Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.

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