March 11, 2006
EVENSVILLE (AP/CNN) -- Nine members of a Tennessee family, including four young children, died in a house fire Saturday morning as they slept, local officials said.
Investigators are checking what caused the fire.
According to the fire department, two of the children were a year old; the others were 4 and 6. The fire also claimed the lives of a 16-year-old boy and three women, ages 49, 23 and 22.
Evensville is about 45 miles north of Chattanooga.