Children among four injured in North Carolina mobile home fire

Published 5:06 pm Monday, January 31, 2022

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A 3-month old infant is among four people hospitalized after a mobile home fire in North Carolina in which an older sibling rushed into the flames to save two of his sisters, officials said.

The Davidson County Fire Marshal’s office said firefighters responded at around 7 a.m. Saturday to a mobile home fire.

According to the fire marshal’s office, an 18-year-old sibling went back into the mobile to save his sisters, while a firefighter crawled on the floor, found the baby and carried the infant to safety.

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WGHP reports that the mother and sisters are being treated for burns at a Winston-Salem hospital and are expected to recover.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Davidson County Fire Marshal’s Office, the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.