Toddler Dies from Burns Suffered in House Fire

Cause of fire remains under investigation

A 3-year-old girl who suffered burns in a house fire died from her injuries.

Jada Williams died at Parkland hospital Monday afternoon.

Jada's infant brother remains hospitalized after suffering burns in an early-morning house fire in Fort Worth on Sunday.

Firefighters said a 9-year-old boy called 911 after the home caught fire. The boy, who was outside the house when crews arrived, told firefighters his grandfather, brother and sister were still inside.

Crews found a 1-year-old boy and Jada in the room that was on fire, a back bedroom. She suffered third-degree burns to her face and hands. The 1-year-old boy had second-degree burns to his left arm and side and third-degree burns on his back.

Both children were airlifted to Parkland Hospital.

Firefighters found 81-year-old George Anderson Sr. in another room. He and the 9-year-old boy were taken to local hospitals to be treated for minor smoke inhalation.

Police said the the children's mother and an uncle who also lives at the home were not there at the time of the fire. The mother was contacted and went to Parkland Hospital.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. Fire officials are hoping the 9-year-old boy can shed some light on what happened, because he is the one who reported the fire.

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