Mother, 2 Small Children Die in FEMA Trailer Fire

A mother and her two small children died in a fire inside their FEMA trailer in Hammond this afternoon. The cause of the 1pm fire was not immediately known.

The victims include 20-year-old Juana Quantell Roberts, and her two children. The children include a boy and a girl, who are both under three years of age, said Blair Foster, spokeswoman for the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Department.

The trailer is located in a FEMA trailer park along Highway 190 West, behind Shorty’s Ribs and Seafood.