Funerals scheduled for mother, 4 children who died in Pratt fire

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Charee Wheatley (left) and River Wheatley Charee Wheatley (left) and River Wheatley
PRATT, Kan. (AP) -

Funeral services have been set for a Kansas mother and her four children who died in a house fire last month.

The funerals for 22-year-old Charee Wheatley and her four children - ranging in age from a few months to 6 years - will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Pratt.

The four children were killed in the Jan. 25 fire. Wheatley was pulled from the home with burns and was flown to St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, where she died two days after the fire.

Vigil held for Pratt mother and her four children who died in fire

Pratt police say the family was trapped in the basement when the fire broke out.

The Kansas Fire Marshal's Office says it's waiting on lab results to determine the cause of the fire.

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