SOUTH BEND, Ind. — UPDATE: Multiple fatalities are being reported by officials. The South Bend Fire Department responded to the call that came in around 5:30 p.m. Sunday night.
At least five firetrucks responded with dozens of firefighters. They continued fighting the flames till just before 9 p.m.
A portion roof collapsed through a combination of the fire and water pressure. Officials report there are multiple victims, although we do not know the exact details at this time.
ORIGINAL STORY: The South Bend Fire Department is on the scene of a house fire on Laporte Avenue in South Bend.
Officials confirmed with ABC57 that there are multiple fatalities.
It is an ongoing investigation.
Stick with ABC57 both on-air and online for more details as we learn more.