MCSO: Mobile home fire claims lives of 2 boys

Two  boys were killed in a mobile home fire in Irvington Thursday night.
Two boys were killed in a mobile home fire in Irvington Thursday night.(WALA)
Published: Aug. 25, 2022 at 11:08 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 26, 2022 at 2:13 PM CDT
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UPDATE: On Friday authorities identified 4-year-old Liam Barnes and 2-year-old Noah Gordon as the the victims killed in a mobile home fire in Irvington Thursday night. Others victims involved in the fire were 10-month-old Sebastian Gordon and their mother, 24-year-old Kali Sherman.



IRVINGTON, Ala. (WALA) - A mobile home fire claimed the lives of two boys, ages 4 and 2, in south Mobile County Thursday night.

The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office said the fire broke out at a home on Magnolia Road off Two Mile Road in Irvington.

According to Sgt. Mark Bailey with Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, the 911 call came in around 8:30 p.m. that the home was fully involved in flames. The Irvington Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched.

Bailey said the mother was next door. When she was alerted to the fire, she ran home to attempt to rescue the three boys inside. She was able to go inside and rescue a 10-month-old from his crib and get the 4-year-old out.

According to authorities, the 4-year-old and the 2-year-old were taken to Providence Hospital where they were pronounced dead. The mother also received burn injuries and was being treated.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation but investigators believe it started in the front bedroom.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office also assisting.

Deputies held the scene overnight and the investigation resumed Friday morning.

FOX10 News will have more information as it becomes available.


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