Three South Texas children have died after an early morning fire engulfed the Hargill home where they slept.
Edinburg fire Chief Shawn Snider says the home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived to the rural site shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday.
Snider told KGBT-TV that four people escaped, including three adults and a 7-year-old boy. He said the victims included a 15-day-old infant, a 1-year-old and 3-year-old.
The Hidalgo County fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire. Snider told The McAllen Monitor (http://bit.ly/Ug5L7x ) that neither the mobile home nor adjacent trailer had a smoke detector.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.