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Mother, 2 sons ID’d as Grant Co. fire victims

Fri., Aug. 14, 2009, 2:07 p.m.

The three people killed in a Grant County house fire have been identified as a mother and her young sons.

Francisca Cespedes, 35; Miguel Cespedes, 3; and Cristian Cespedes, 9 months, died from smoke inhalation during a fire at their home Wednesday in the 200 block of East Fourth Street, according to the Grant County Coroner’s Office.

The family lived in a single-wide manufactured home that had been converted into a duplex at a mobile home park, said Kyle Foreman, spokesman for the Grant County Department of Emergency Management.

Neighbors called 911 at 11:37 p.m., and a crew from Grant County Fire District 8 arrived at 11:54 to find the structure and two vehicles ablaze. The cause is under investigation.



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