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: 75-Year-Old Arrested For Allegedly Killing Woman In Tom Thumb Parking Lot In Richardson
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: Former Richardson Mayor And Developer Husband Found Guilty Of Bribery and Tax Evasion
Firefighters found Mercer and her mother’s body inside the burned out home.
They said the infant was not hurt.MORE NEWS: Collin County Says Candida Auris Fungus Responsible For 4 Deaths
The house is located in the 15000 block of Kaufman County Road 4015 in the Prairieville Community.