ATF joins fatal Flora fire investigation

The State Fire Marshal's Office has ruled the cause of the fire "undetermined" due to the amount of damage to the home. (WLFI Photo)
The State Fire Marshal's Office has ruled the cause of the fire "undetermined" due to the amount of damage to the home. (WLFI Photo)

FLORA, Ind. (WLFI) — New details have emerged in the investigation into last week’s fire that killed four girls in Flora.

According to the Indiana Department of Homeland Security, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is now involved in the investigation.

So far, the State Fire Marshal’s Office has ruled the cause of the fire “undetermined.” Investigators say it’s because of the amount of damage to the home. They were able to determine the fire started in the kitchen.

The four girls all died of smoke inhalation.

Their mother and two law enforcement officers were injured.