LUTTRELL, Tenn. (WATE) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating a Union County house fire that claimed the lives of five people on Sunday.

Four juveniles and one adult were found dead inside a home in the 300 block of Clinch Valley Road in Luttrell on Sunday afternoon, a TBI spokesperson said Monday.

The children were identified as Briseis Aljumaily, 15, Audrie Cooper-Fortner, 9, Gabriella Aljumaily, 5, and Evie Cooper-Fortner, 5 by their grandmother Kelley Jean Curry-Aljumaily.

Special agents and the Union County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the cause of the house fire.

Union County Board of Education released a statement around 4 p.m. stating how “this has been a heartbreaking time for our community, families, staff and students.”

Union County Board of Education on the fatal fire on Clinch Valley Road
Statement from Union County Public Schools Director of Schools Gregory Clay. (Courtesy of Union County Public Schools)

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Luttrell is a city located southeast of Maynardville in Union County, Tennessee.

Editor’s Note: The story was corrected to fix the last name of two of the children.