Third child dies after Racine house fire
A third child has died from a Racine house fire.
Michael Scott Jr. told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that his 7-year-old nephew Michael Scott was pronounced dead Friday.
The boy's sisters, 9-year-old Dayja and 8-year-old Dalijah, died Thursday.
Fire officials say firefighters pulled four unconscious children from a first-floor bedroom about 1 a.m. Thursday.
The uncle says the fourth sibling, 5-year-old Luther Patterson, remains at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and is progressing.
Racine police Sgt. Martin Pavilonis said Friday the preliminary investigation indicates the fire started accidentally.
The fire is believed to have started in a bathroom. The fire is believed to have started in a bathroom.
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