“Fire Kills 7 Year Old”
ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA (December 29, 2016) – A fire raged through a mobile home early Thursday morning in Escondido, killing a seven year old girl and injuring the rest of her family, according to local news sources. (map)
Officials believe the fire started from an extension cord leading to lights on a Christmas tree. The fire spread quickly through the mobile home on West 15th Avenue, trapping two children inside. A 10 year old boy and a seven year girl were both trapped in the fire. The 10 year old boy was able to be pulled out by firefighters, but the 7 year old remained trapped.
The seven year old girl was tragically pronounced dead as a result of the fire. The other members of the family were also injured in the fire. The fire remains under investigation as authorities attempt to determine what started the fire.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Escondido, San Diego, Los Angeles, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 864-6664. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.