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Published: Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ 10:19 AM
Updated: Sunday, January 14, 2018 @ 12:10 AM

Steve Baker,

Breaking News Staff


UPDATE @ 12:10 a.m. (Jan. 14)

A man awakened by fire inside his family’s mobile home early Saturday went back in multiple times to try to save a woman and three children.

The man and three children, ages 6 to 14, escaped the fire reported around 2:30 a.m. in the Colonial Mobile Home Community in Greenville.

A woman was trapped inside and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The woman’s name has not been released.

The fire’s cause is not determined but is considered accidental, Greenville fire officials said.

The 6-year-old was treated and released from Wayne HealthCare. The older two siblings are in intensive care at Dayton Children’s Hospital, and the man is in intensive care at Miami Valley Hospital. Their names also have not been released.

UPDATE @ 12 p.m:

One woman is dead and two children are in critical condition after a fire occurred in a mobile home at a Greenville trailer park early Saturday morning.

Crews were dispatched to Colonial Mobile Home Community, located off Sweitzer Street, around 3 a.m., per initial reports.

One woman was pronounced dead at the scene, according to officials. 

A man and three children made it out of the home, but were taken to area hospitals.

The man was taken to Miami Valley Hospital on unknown conditions and three children were taken to Dayton Children’s Hospital.

One child was treated and released while the other two are in critical condition. 

The State Fire Marshall, investigators with the Greenville Fire Dept., a detective from the Police Dept, and the Darke County Coroner’s office are on scene.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it is not considered suspicious. There were also working smoke detectors inside the home. 

We’re working to learn more details on this incident. 

INITIAL REPORT

One person is dead and several others have been taken to the hospital after a fire occurred in a Greenville mobile home early Saturday morning. 

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The fire was reported around 3 a.m. in the Colonial Trailer Parker located off Sweitzer Street, per initial reports.

The cause of the fire still remains under investigation and fire marshals are expected to be on scene this morning. 

We will continue to update this story with more details. 



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