Detroit – It took first responders six minutes after the fire to build the house on the east side of Detroit engulfed in flames.
Detroit Fire Commissioner Eric Jones said, “Entering the units, we suppressed the fire and unfortunately we lost two children.” “Whenever you lose a child, it is very sad, but any time you lose two children on Christmas, it is inconceivable.”
With most of the respondents being parents, they placed themselves in the shoes of mothers who lost two boys, Dylan and Dewarian, aged 6 and 7.
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“As you can imagine, there are a lot of hurt people. Our firefighters are hurt. It’s Christmas,” Jones said. “They are all children, it’s unimaginable. When I got the call, I really could not believe it. “
Three other children fled the home with multiple injuries. Local 4 finds out that the mother had to jump from another story with a child in order to survive.
Unfortunately, heartache is not new to the family.
“We lost our brother earlier this year and now we’ve lost two of my nephews, so we’re grateful to everyone else who made it, but we’re hurting and it’s not going to be easy , “Denisha Hairstone, Aunty said two boys.
Investigators are working to find out what caused the fire.
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