Pregnant woman and pets killed in house fire
Mon, 12 Aug 2013 13:11:11 GMT —
Edinburg firefighters are investigating a house fire Monday morning that left one person dead.A woman told Action 4 News her 19-year-old sister, Estephanie Garcia, who was two months pregnant was killed in the fire that started around 1:30 Monday morning.
EMS and fire crews rushed to the 7400 hundred block of Puffin Road near Sharp Road in Edinburg.
The home was engulfed in flames.
Garcia was found on the kitchen floor.
Seven dogs were also found dead inside as well.
Investigators say the fire started inside the living room, and they will treat it as a homicide investigation until foul play is ruled out.
The Hidalgo County Fire Marshal, Edinburg Fire Department, and the Hidalgo County Sheriff's department are assisting in this investigation.