8-year-old girl dies in mobile home blaze | KOB 4

8-year-old girl dies in mobile home blaze

The Associated Press
December 14, 2018 02:31 PM

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) - An 8-year-old New Mexico girl died in a mobile home fire that also critically injured two other children.


The Gadsden Independent School District released a statement identifying the child as Marisa Munoz, a third-grade student at Desert View Elementary.

The school district identified two other children in the home as Julian Duran, a fifth-grade student at Desert View, and Jasmine Valenzuela, a seventh-grade student at Santa Teresa Middle School. The district says Duran and Valenzuela were airlifted to a burn center in Lubbock, Texas, and are in critical condition.

Sunland Park City Hall spokesman Peter Ibarbo says the home was completely engulfed in flames when local firefighters responded.

Ibarbo says four other family members were transported to local hospitals.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


The Associated Press

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Comment on Facebook

Share 4 - News Tips - Photos - Videos
  Share a News Tip, Story Idea, Photo, Video


Relay Media Amp



Family, friends remember 15-year-old killed in hit-and-run crash

Las Vegas City Council meeting abruptly ended after embattled mayor changes agenda

Judge rules cadaver dog evidence to be allowed in Redwine murder case

Mariachis to play this weekend at Isotopes Park

Controversial gallery set to open in Belen