$100,000 each for 2 women charged in fatal fire

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Bail was set at $100,000  each for two women charged in connection with the deaths of two children in a house

Police say the mother and aunt of two children killed left four young children unsupervised on Saturday night.

Tatiana Meakens,  23, whose two children died, and  Britany Meakens, 22, face felony child endangerment and other charges.

Their four children, ranging in age from 2 to 7, were left alone in the home on 64th and Paulina, when flames swept through their bedroom.

The fire may have been sparked by a hot-plate used to heat the bedroom.


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