August 30, 2014
MERCED, Calif. (AP) - Fire officials say an infant and her mother are in critical condition after surviving a fire that killed her husband and two other children in California.
Witnesses told the Merced Sun-Star that 31-year-old Ignacio Figueroa-Bautista died after taking the mother and infant out of the burning Merced duplex then going back for the two 5-year-old children.
The survivors were listed in critical but stable condition on Thursday at the burn unit at Fresno Regional Medical Center.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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