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Haiti officials say 15 children died in residence fire

Haiti officials say 15 children died in residence fire

Staff workers of the Orphanage of the Church of Bible Understanding cry outside the children's home, the morning after a deadly fire broke out at the facility in Kenscoff, on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020.

A fire swept through this orphanage run by a Pennsylvania-based nonprofit group, killing 13 children, according to health care workers.

less Staff workers of the Orphanage of the Church of Bible Understanding cry outside the children's home, the morning after a deadly fire broke out at the facility in Kenscoff, on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, ... more Photo: Dieu Nalio Chery, AP Photo: Dieu Nalio Chery, AP Image 1 of / 17 Caption Close Haiti officials say 15 children died in residence fire 1 / 17 Back to Gallery

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A fire swept through a Haitian children's home run by a Pennsylvania-based religious nonprofit group, killing 15 children, officials said Friday.

The Associated Press has reported on a long-standing series of problems at the two children's homes run by the Church of Bible Understanding.

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