Funeral arrangements set for Olney St. fire victims
A family of six who died in a house fire last weekend will be laid to rest this week.
Forty-seven-year-old Lionel "Leo" Guerra, and his 33-year-old wife, Brandy Mae, died a week ago Saturday, as did their 11-year-old son, Esteban, and 8-year-old daughter, Blanquita. Fourteen-year-old Miranda and 6-year-old Fuentes died Sunday.
The service for all six family members will be held at the same time.
Visitation is Thursday, March 6 from 4 pm to 8 pm & Friday, March 7 from 11 am to 2 pm, at New Wineskin Ministries, 4501 West 38th Street, Indianapolis.
The service will then head to New Crown Cemetery for burial to begin at 3:00 pm.
The cause of the fire is undetermined, although investigators believe it was accidental in nature. Fire investigators didn't find a required smoke detector. It's questionable whether or not the home met minimum health and safety codes because of its small size and lack of a second door.
It was the city's deadliest fire in recent memory.