11-year-old girl killed, 4 others taken to hospitals after fire engulfs mobile home in Leeds Wednesday night

The charred remains of a mobile home on Clayton Drive in Leeds following a fire Wednesday night that killed an 11-year-old girl and sent four others to the hospital. (

An 11-year-old girl was killed and four others were taken to area hospitals Wednesday night after a fire broke out at a mobile home in Leeds, authorities confirmed Thursday.

The fatal blaze started around 10:30 p.m. at a home on Clayton Drive. The mother of the victim and her boyfriend were transported to UAB Hospital to be treated for their injuries while two other children were taken to Children's of Alabama.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time as Leeds police and the fire marshal's office continue to investigate.

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ABC 33/40 will continue to follow this story and provide updates as more information is made available.


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