5 killed in Sherrard trailer park fire

Five people have been killed in a trailer park fire.

The fire happened just a few hours ago in Sherrard, located just south of Moline.

Firefighters say a father and son escaped, but a number of children never made it out.

The Mercer County Coroner confirmed the five fatalities, but ages and genders were not released.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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