Mother, two daughters killed in Trinity County house fire

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Published: Oct. 6, 2022 at 2:25 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 6, 2022 at 11:49 PM CDT
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TRINITY COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) - A house fire took the lives of a mother and two children on Thursday in Trinity County.

In a video posted to Facebook, Trinity County Sheriff Woody Wallace said the house on Channel Lane in the Camp Branch subdivision was completely involved when emergency responders arrived on-scene. One teenaged boy was able to escape the fire through a window. The victims are identified as Emily Gideon, 36, and her two daughters aged 10 and 7.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. An investigation into the fire’s origins is underway.