J.D. Pooley, AP
A fire swept through a mobile home on Sept. 15, killing a man and five children in Tiffin, Ohio, according to police.
A fire that engulfed a trailer killed five children and a man on Sunday morning in Tiffin, Ohio, police said.
Firefighters and police tried to control the fire and pulled out the man and children, who were declared dead at a hospital, the police in Tiffin, said in a statement.
Tiffin is located about 90 miles west of Cleveland.
Police declined to confirm the identities of the victims, saying they were still investigating the cause of the fire.
The Blade, a newspaper in nearby Toledo, identified the man as 25-year-old, and said the youngest victim was his infant son.
The other four children, who were between the ages of 3 and 6, were the daughters of the man's girlfriend, who was at work at the time of the fire, according to the the newspaper.
First published September 15 2013, 2:11 PM