2 children, ages 4 and 2, die at hospital after Rusk County house fire

State Fire Marshal’s Office will assist with investigation of fire

2 children, ages 4 and 2, die at hospital after Rusk County house fire

RUSK COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Three people have been taken to the hospital following a structure fire, and the State Fire Marshal’s Office has been called in to assist, and will be at the scene in the morning.

Patrick Dooley, with the Rusk County Office of Emergency Management, said two of three three people taken to a local hospital were children, ages 4 and 2. He said the two children died after they were taken to the hospital. One person is still in the hospital.

Three people, including two children, were taken to the hospital after a house fire Wednesday night. (Source: KLTV staff)
Three people, including two children, were taken to the hospital after a house fire Wednesday night. (Source: KLTV staff)

According Rusk County Office of Emergency Management’s Patrick Dooley, the call came in between 4 and 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Dooley said that two children and an adult male were taken by ambulance to a local hospital. Their condition is not known.

The home was located off of Hwy 64 on Hwy 42 in the county. Firefighters are still at the scene.

Three people, including two children, were taken to the hospital after a house fire Wednesday night. (Source: KLTV staff)
Three people, including two children, were taken to the hospital after a house fire Wednesday night. (Source: KLTV staff)

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