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Police: Three people pronounced dead during Tuesday morning structure fire

BLOOMINGTON - Update 12:30 P.M.

The McLean County Coroner says those killed in Tuesday's deadly fire were a middle-aged man, a toddler, and an infant. Their identity is being withheld pending the notification of their families. 

The Bloomington Police Chief says investigators think the fire was set intentionally. He adds there are no threats to public safety right now no one has been arrested in the case so far. Police are asking anyone with information to call BPD at (309) 434-2672.

Tuesday, September 19 at 10:30 A.M.

Three people are dead after a fire on Brittany Court in Bloomington.

According to the Bloomington Police Department, they were pronounced dead at 4:15 a.m. by representatives from the McLean County Coroner’s office. The name of the victims have not been released until authorities notify family members. Their autopsies are scheduled for Tuesday.

Police say the fire started around 2:29 a.m. Tuesday. It is being investigated by the B.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division and the Bloomington Fire Department. No other details were released, but officials will hold a joint news conference at noon in the City Council Chambers at Bloomington City Hall.

This story will be updated.


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