POCAHONTAS, ILL. - A 4-year-old is dead and five others are in the hospital following a house fire in Pocahontas, Illinois early Wednesday morning.
Fire crews responded to the 500 block of Academy Street around 2:35 a.m.
According to the Highland-Pierrnon Fire Protection District, the family was trapped on the second story of the house and forced to escape through a window onto the first-floor roof.
The Bond County Coroner identified the 4-year-old girl as Hannah Nance.
The mother, father, 15-month-old twins, and a 12-year-old were all transported to hospitals. Officials have not released any of their conditions.
A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family.
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