A sudden fire killed all children aged 2 to 9
A mother in St. Louis, Illinois, had her worst nightmare when she lost all five children in a house fire on Friday.
Sabrina DaniganA 34-year-old single mother was driving someone to work early Friday morning. According to the authorities, And when she returned to her house, the apartment was on fire and her five children were still inside.
The mother went into battle mode and desperately re-entered the building, trying to save the children in vain.
NS Coroner, St. Clair County Identified fire victim as 2 years old Faithful Danigan,4-year-old Jabari Johnson, 7 year old twins weather When Nevae Danigan And 9 years old Deontei Danigan..
“It’s hard. It’s very hard,” Sabrina’s aunt said. Sheila Danigan About the case. Five months ago, my family’s house burned down and I moved to an apartment with Danigan’s parents. “Our family has never been hit like this. We are devastated. We are broken.”
The tragedy happened on Danigan’s birthday, hours before a friend was supposed to bring balloons for a party.
The sudden fire reportedly began around 3 am on the second floor of an East St. Louis apartment opposite the playground at Annette Harris Officer Elementary School.
There are various reports of who was in the building with the children at the time of the fire. Her mother’s sister told Sabrina’s parents, Greg When Vanishia Danigan, Staying behind the apartment, the kids were near the front.
My parents jumped out of the back window for safety. Greg tried to bring the children home, but said the fire was too strong at the time.Vanishia Treatment of smoke inhalation..
A county coroner said four children were found dead in the apartment and a fifth died after being taken to the hospital.
Police and investigators are investigating the problem, although they do not know what caused the fire.
“No one knows the facts about anything,” Sheila said. “We ask people to mourn us.”
A year and a half ago, a family of eight Danigan said her ex-boyfriend I set her house on fire. The case was resolved, the family said, and everyone made it safe.
A family of eight lived in this new apartment — a one-bedroom unit that the family turned into two living areas — for a year and a half.
“This is a tragedy, so I just want everyone to pray for my niece,” he said. Etta McCray, Another of Danigan’s aunts.
The family also defended Danigan from criticisms about raising her child.
“People are judging my niece,” Sheila said of Danigan. “Please don’t judge her. Pray for her, that’s all I’m looking for right now.” Family and friends set up GoFundMe to support Dunigan.
The three residents who lived in other units in the building were able to evacuate safely.
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