Tragic Lower Valley House Fire Leaves Dog Dead and Three Children Hospitalized
Yesterday afternoon, El Paso Fire officials responded to a house fire on Ventura Drive in Padilla Drive.
The fire was quickly extinguished, but sadly, a dog that was inside the home did not survive.
Additionally, three children were hospitalized as a result of the fire.
According to officials, one of the minors was taken to the hospital with second-degree burns, while the other two were treated for smoke inhalation.
The cause of the fire is still unknown at this time.
This devastating incident serves as a reminder of the importance of fire safety in the home, and the need for families to have working smoke detectors and fire escape plans in place.
Our thoughts are with the families affected by this tragedy during this difficult time.