Fire claims lives of mother, 5 children

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Tragedy hits community for third time in 3 months

By Dannie Oliveaux

For the third time is less than three months, tragedy has struck the Silsbee community.

A mother and her five children died in a house fire after midnight on Oct. 18.

According to Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis, at 12:15 a.m. the Silsbee Volunteer Fire Department responded to the fire located in the 8700 block of Fountain Drive, off Old Spruger Highway north of Silsbee. Firefighters discovered the bodies of one adult female and five children.

 

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