HOMER, LA (KSLA) – A 16-year-old girl and a 4-year-old boy are dead after a fire destroyed a home in Claiborne Parish this morning.

Firefighters were called to the 200 block of Turner Road between 3:00 and 4:00 this morning where they learned the two children were unable to escape.

The release of the identities is pending autopsy with the Claiborne Parish Coroner’s Office.