Deadly Fire in Laflin Under Investigation

Two Dead, One Injured in Laflin Fire

LAFLIN, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) The Luzerne County District Attorney, Luzerne County Coroner and a number of fire crews are on the scene of a deadly fire in Laflin, Luzerne County.

 Crews arrived at a home along Oakwood Drive in Laflin borough right around eight o'clock Wednesday night..

Officials tell the I-Team's Andy Mehalshick that a 16 year old boy and 12 year old boy died in the fire.

An 8  year old boy is in critical condition.  The youngster was flown to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia .  

 District Attorney Stephanie Salavantis says fire is suspicious telling Eyewitness News "We do have a person of interest. We can't provide any more information. We're following up on certain information that we have been provided."

State Police Fire Marshal will be on scene investigating.    The D.A. also noted investigators looking for a person of interest.


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