Funerals held for 3 children who died in Racine fire

Published On: Nov 16 2012 09:29:08 AM CST
RACINE, Wis. (AP) -

Funerals are being held for three children who died in a Racine house fire.

Nine-year-old Dayja, 8-year-old Dalija and 7-year-old Michael Scott are being eulogized Friday morning at Mount Eagle Baptist Church in Racine. Deborah Scott's fourth child, 5-year-old Luther, remains hospitalized with injuries from last week's fire.

WITI-TV reports the new Golden Gate Funeral Home donated the cost of the funerals. The children's uncle, William Scott, says the support is helping the family through a difficult time.

Investigators say the fire was sparked by a candle in the bathroom of the home.