Siblings perish a day after losing 4 family members in Indy house fire

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by WHAS11.com

WHAS11.com

Posted on February 23, 2014 at 6:19 PM

Updated Monday, Feb 24 at 12:51 AM

INDIANAPOLIS (WHAS11) – Two siblings have died one day after an Indianapolis fire that killed their parents and two other children.

14-year-old Miranda Guerra and her 6-year-old brother Fuentes were critically injured Saturday morning after the fire sparked inside their home near the busy Interstate 70 overpass.

Their parents 47-year-old Lionel Guerra and 33-year-old Brandy Guerra along with siblings 11-year-old Esteban and 8-year-old Blanquita were pronounced dead Saturday.

Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire but officials say there were no working smoke detectors in the home.

According to the Associated Press, Indianapolis has had 10 fire deaths in 2014, including the ones who perished Sunday morning.

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