Mother of 4 girls killed in fire released from hospital

FLORA, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana mother has been released from the hospital after a house fire that killed her four young daughters.

Eskenazi Hospital spokesman Tom Surber tells the (Lafayette) Journal and Courier ( ) that Gaylin Rose of Flora was released over the weekend. She was airlifted to the Indianapolis Hospital after the fire Nov. 21. Her daughters were killed in the blaze. They were ages 11, 9, 7 and 5.

Two police officers were injured after entering the burning home. Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy Drew Yoder was airlifted to a Fort Wayne hospital with burns on his hands and face. Sheriff Tobe Leazenby says Yoder was released Sunday afternoon.

Flora police officer Josh Disinger was released the same day as the fire after he was taken for smoke inhalation treatment.


Information from: Journal and Courier,


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