Fire sends 4 south Ga. children to burn center in Augusta

Four children are fighting to recover in an Augusta burn center after being injured in a fire at their Cordele, Ga., apartment.

The children were burned in a Sunday fire and ranged in age from 18-months to five years. They were supposed to be taking a nap, but investigators believe one of them began playing with a lighter and accidentally started the blaze

They were taken to the Jopseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Cordele police believe all the children will recover and said doctors expect to take the three youngest children off ventilators this week.

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