MABANK, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating what caused a fire in the Kaufman County city of Mabank that killed a woman and her mother on Monday.
According to the Kaufman County Fire Marshal’s Office, Tina Mercer called 911 around 3:25 p.m. Monday to report her disabled mother and an infant were inside the burning home.READ MORE: Dallas Police Recover What Could Be The Weapon Used To Kill 4-Year-Old Cash Geron
Mercer ran inside and was able to rescue the infant.
When she went back inside to try to get her mother, neither of them got out.READ MORE: Solar Panels Eliminating Some North Texans' Electricity Bills Entirely
Firefighters found Mercer and her mother’s body inside the burned out home.
They said the infant was not hurt.MORE NEWS: Man Found Dead In Dallas Golf Course Pond
The house is located in the 15000 block of Kaufman County Road 4015 in the Prairieville Community.