|Tennessee officials put out a statewide Amber Alert on Friday for 9-year old Chloie Leverette and her 7-year-old brother, Gage Daniel.|
Six days ago, a fire torched the home they lived in with their grandmother, 70-year-old Molli McClaran, and her husband, 72-year-old Leon "Bubba" McClaran, in Unionville, Tenn., about 40 miles southeast of Nasvhille.
While the cause of the fire is still unknown, investigators initially believed that all four family members were asleep when the flames engulfed the home.
Both the children and their grandparents were thought to have perished in the flames. But after cadaver-sniffing dogs combed through the debris, only physical evidence remained of the grandparents, not the children. Multiple fire experts were called in to try to find some trace of the missing bodies in the ash, and investigators used infrared cameras attached to helicopters to scour the scene, but nothing turned up.