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  • Just Plain Common Sense Dec 13, 12:02 p.m.

    Like I said yesterday, this is suspicious and anybody who thinks otherwise is just in denial or fooling themselves.

  • btneast Dec 13, 8:32 a.m.

    the smoke kills her

    Yep, its the smoke that gets you way before the fire does. Its more than smoke, its more or less poison gas, depending on what is burning. Most people think its like smoke from your grill and that they can just tough it out with maybe their shirt over their face, but its way more than that. Stay as low as you can , as the smoke/fumes rise. Crawl out. Trying to rescue or exit in an upright position will get you killed in most cases.

  • seanmic33 Dec 12, 3:56 p.m.

    May God bless the family and all who have suffered or will suffer from this terrible trajedy. Another reminder of how precious life really is! May the Lord take you into his graces.

  • Just Plain Common Sense Dec 12, 3:21 p.m.

    I would have died trying to save mine. I would not have thought to leave and come in thru another window. Good idea. Sad, sad...just sad.

  • anderson Dec 12, 1:26 p.m.

    I can't even begin to fathom losing my family...may God be with the family and friends who have suffered this loss

  • ellengraham5660 Dec 12, 1:05 p.m.

    very sad........

  • busyasabee Dec 12, 12:45 p.m.

    So sorry for your loss! Praying for the families!

  • Grand Union Dec 12, 12:37 p.m.

    Have a plan to get out of the house and show the kids how to do it if the smoke alarm goes off. tell them just to get out and not wait for Mom or Dad to get them out. If the Fire and/or smoke is between you and your kids thats the only way you and they will survive.

    "Awful. Suspicious, too."

    Possibly but it happens, alarm goes off and kids are cut off from Mom by smoke and fire, Mom makes the very understandable mistake of trying to get to the kids and the smoke kills her and then them. Smoke will kill in seconds. In a small house like that its better to go out the window and around to their window and get them out that way. Better still, tell them to go out the window as soon as they hear the alarm and go to friends house next door or similar.

  • mommy2mkg2 Dec 12, 12:26 p.m.

    So sad :( prayers to the family

  • apennyforyourthoughts Dec 12, 12:23 p.m.

    Prayers to the husband and family! So sorry to hear such a horrible tragedy.

  • pattip574 Dec 12, 12:20 p.m.

    oh how sad! Praying for their families!

  • shortcake53 Dec 12, 11:52 a.m.

    My heart breaks for this family. So sorry for the tragedy that took such young lives. Will keep you in my prayers.

  • jjrn Dec 12, 11:26 a.m.

    Prayers for the family during this unbelievably difficult time. And prayers to the fire fighters, first responders and rescue personnel who worked to save the home and family. These people risk their lives to save others, and take it very hard when someone is not saved. They do what they do without complaint, and I am grateful for their hard work and sacrifice.

  • Just Plain Common Sense Dec 12, 11:09 a.m.

    Awful. Suspicious, too.

  • charmcclainlovesdogs2 Dec 12, 10:12 a.m.

    What a tragedy! My heart goes out to the family and friends in their loss. May God bring all of you comfort in the days ahead. All of you are in my prayers.

  • Canes Girl Forever Dec 12, 9:58 a.m.

    So sad.

  • iwasjustsaying Dec 12, 9:46 a.m.

    This is so sad....Prayers for the husband and the rest of the family.

  • bobbyj Dec 12, 9:25 a.m.

    does it get much worse than this. Terrible stuff. I can no teven imagine this pain.

  • londonengland41 Dec 12, 9:20 a.m.

    God Bless the family during this most difficult time. Prayers out to them.

  • Lady Marksman Dec 12, 9:15 a.m.

    My prayers go out to the husband/father. This is such a terrible tragedy and a reminder for us all to cherish every day and let our loved ones know what they mean to us!!

  • North Carolina Cutie Dec 12, 8:55 a.m.

    Prayers go out too the husband/father growing up as a teenager my mom lost her sister on Christmas day. It seems the holidays bring sad times as well as good ones.

  • HANS FOR PRESIDENT!!!!! JK Dec 12, 8:47 a.m.

    That's terrible. Thoughts with the dad/husband. I have a wife and 2 sons. Makes me cringe to even attempt to imagine what he's dealing with

  • whatdowehavehere Dec 12, 8:42 a.m.

    Prayers going to the husband/father and all other family and friends. God be with them through this terrible tragedy at such a joyous time of year.

  • PracticalMagick Dec 12, 8:39 a.m.

    This is so sad. My sympathies to the husband. Losing your family is awful no matter when it happens, but right before Christmas? :(

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