Three Children Die in Mississippi House Fire

Authorities say an early-morning house fire in central Mississippi has killed three children, and a fourth is in a burn center.

Neshoba County Sheriff’s investigator Ralph Sciple (SY-puhl) tells The Neshoba Democrat ( ) that 3-month-old Neldavinna Tubby, 1-year-old Omarion Tubby and 2-year-old Sharron Tubby died in the fire early Sunday.

says their father, Josh Tubby, and grandfather Tommy Wickson were taken
by ambulance to a hospital. A fourth child – Orex Wickson – was sent to
a burn center in Georgia.

The fire was reported shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday.

say the house on Mississippi Highway 21 south was fully ablaze when
firefighters arrived. Sciple says it was destroyed, and state fire
investigators are looking into the cause. Neshoba is about 95 miles
northeast of Jackson.

SOURCE: The Associated Press