The cause of the fire that killed two children has been discovered

Posted at 5:02 PM, Apr 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-06 17:02:27-04

It's been revealed that the fatal house fire that killed two children in the Sandtown-Winchester community was caused by combustibles being too close to a space heater.

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On January 26, the Baltimore City Fire Department responded to the 1100 block of N. Mount Street, where they found heavy fire coming from the second floor of a 3-story home. One adult woman and two children, who were both in cardiac arrest at the time, were pulled from the home.

The woman had non-threatening injuries, but the two children, 1 year old Kameron Wilson and 2 year old Jaliyah Wilson, ended up dying at the hospital.

So far, this year, there has been six fire fatalities in Baltimore City.