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Services Thursday for Children Lost in Lebanon House Fire

LEBANON, Mo. -- Funeral arrangements have been made for the five children who perished in a mobile home fire in Lebanon, Missouri June 6.

Ethan Hunt, 5,  Maeanna Hunt, 2,  Benjamin Hunt, 1,  Andre Malleck, 1, and Patience Malleck, 6 months, died in the fire 
inside a mobile home in the 1100 block of Ivey Lane. 

When fire crews got there they pulled out six people, five were children and one adult.

All the children were pronounced dead at the scene. The adult female, Alexandra Malleck, 20, suffered severe injuries and remains in a Springfield hospital with critical injuries.

Visitation for the five children is tonight, June 13, from 5-7 p.m. at Holman-Howe Funeral Home, 320 S Adams Ave. in  Lebanon.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 14 at 11:00 a.m. at  Community Baptist Church, 15905 Missouri 64 in Lebanon.

Lebanon Fire Chief Sam Schneider told KOLR10 News "during the investigation and a follow-up examination of the building we were unable to locate any smoke detectors in the home." 

A gofundme page has been set up to help defray expenses. More than $18,000 had been raised as of Wednesday morning.

Also, members of the Lebanon community plan two fundraisers this weekend:

Bake sale- 9am-1pm Saturday June 16th

Located behind Piercing Addiction, 104 W. Commercial St. in  Lebanon.

Car wash- 9am-5pm Saturday June 16th

Located in the King Cash Savers parking lot.


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