The tragedy happened in the city of Neskopek
All the dead were relatives of firefighter Harold Baker, who came to the call.
In the American state of Songylvania, a fire broke out in a residential building, the victims of which were 10 people, including three children. He reported this with reference to the police CBS News on Friday, August 5.
The tragedy happened in the city of Neskopek. According to the TV channel, all the dead were members of the same family and relatives of firefighter Harold Baker, who came to the call.
“Baker said the address originally listed for the call was a house next door, but he realized it was his family’s home when the fire engine arrived,” the post said.
In an interview with the local media, the fireman himself said that among the dead were his son, daughter, father-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, three grandchildren aged 5, 6 and 7, as well as other relatives. The oldest of the dead was 79 years old. Three more managed to escape from the burning building. A total of 14 people lived in the house, according to Baker.
The fire completely destroyed the two-story building. The cause of the fire is currently being determined. According to eyewitnesses, the flames first engulfed the front porch, before neighbors heard a loud sound or an explosion.
The day before, it was reported that in Thailand 13 people died during the fire in the night club. Several dozen more visitors to the institution were injured.
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