UPDATE: Cause released in house fire that killed mom, 2 children in Haleyville
Haleyville, Ala. (WBRC) - Authorities have released a cause of a house fire that killed a mother and two children in Haleyville Monday morning.
Haleyville Fire Marshal Jeff Postell says in a news release the fire appears to have started in the area of a wall mounted gas heater in the living room area.
The fire broke out around 3:30 a.m. in the 2900 block of 11th Ave.
According to the Haleyville coroner, the victims were 44-year-old Cara Evans, 8-year-old Annabelle Evans and 4-year-old Jacob Evans. The father, Rickey Evans, was at work when the fire happened.
Evans says there were working smoke detectors inside the home.
Here’s a link to a GoFundMe for the family: https://gofund.me/ee98bbf9
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