Funeral arrangements set for Olney St. fire victims

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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.

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