3-year-old twin boys killed in Weippe house fire

Weippe house catches fire
Credit: Clearwater County Sheriff's Office

WEIPPE, Idaho — Three-year-old twin boys died in a house fire near Weippe early Friday morning.

The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office and fire crews were dispatched the the fire on W. 8th Ave around 1:05 a.m.

When Weippe Fire arrived, the house was fully engulfed in flames and the boys, John and Shawn Carr, were unaccounted for. Due to the intensity of the fire, the twins were unable to be rescued.

The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office said their parents, 23-year-old Chance Carr and 23-year-old Hannah Hueth made it out of the house safely.

The home was a total loss and the State Fire Marshall is now investigating.