Children Missing After Lucan Fire 05 Dec 13

Authorities say that two children are unaccounted for after a farmhouse caught fire in the town of Lucan Wednesday afternoon. Two adults and several children were reportedly able to escape the two-story home without any injuries, although a firefighter from Vesta was injured after apparently slipping on some ice while helping battle the blaze. He was taken to the Redwood Falls Hospital. The fire was reported at around 2:35pm Wednesday, and the cause remains under investigation. The Department of Public Safety’s State Fire Marshal Division is handling the investigation at the request of the Redwood County Sheriff’s Department.