Five children are dead after an early morning fire in Southcentral Alaska.
Around 7 am today, Alaska State Troopers and the Alaska Fire Marshal's Office were notified of a structure fire in the community of Butte, near Palmer.
The fire was in a trailer.
Troopers responded to find multiple victims at the scene.
The remains of five children have been recovered from the burned-out trailer.
All five of the victims are believed to be female between the ages of 3 to 12.
Their remains will be transported to the State Medical Examiner's office for autopsy and positive identification.