Mother, 2 children killed after mobile home catches fire in Huffman

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HUFFMAN, Texas — At least three family members were killed and one person was hospitalized after a mobile home fire early Wednesday in Huffman, the Harris County Fire Marshall’s Office confirmed.

Firefighter responded to the 100 block of Cherry Laurel St. sometime before 6 a.m.

The deceased victims have been identified as two children and their mother. Investigators said the children’s father, who was also inside the home,  has been hospitalized. His condition is unknown.

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The cause of the fire has not been released.

Huffman ISD released a statement that read in part:

“Huffman ISD staff express our deepest condolences for the tragic loss of three members of the Tienda family earlier this morning in a house fire. Mrs. Tienda and two of her three children perished; Mr. Tienda is in the hospital recovering from injuries. The two children who perished were students at CES. Our counselors and administrators will be on hand at CES tomorrow to support all students during this difficult time. We ask our community to lift this family in prayer.”

The following images were taken at the scene:

The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a fatal mobile home fire in Huffman.


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