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Published: Saturday, 12/6/2008

Apartment fire kills 5 in Columbus, Ohio


COLUMBUS, Ohio A fire official says four children are among the five people killed in a blaze that swept through an apartment complex in central Ohio.

Columbus Fire Lt. Shannon Morrison confirmed that five people died early Saturday in the fire at the complex in downtown Columbus.

Morrison confirmed that four of the victims were children, but he could not yet provide their ages.

He says 21 fire trucks were sent to the blaze.

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