Authorities Release Names Of Children Who Perished In Moore Street House Fire

Local authorities at 11:30 a.m. Friday released the names of the two children who perished in the Moore Street house fire early Thursday morning, Jan. 20, 2022.

According to Sulphur Springs Fire Chief/Marshal David James, the two little girls found deceased inside the burned More Street structure Thursday morning are 3-year-old Heaven Lee and 1-year-old Hayden Lee.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time,” James said stated in a press release issued Thursday afternoon, Jan. 20.

Sulphur Springs Fire Department responded at 3:52 a.m. Jan. 20, 2022, to a structure fire on South Moore Street. The house was fully engulfed in flames when units first arrived. It was later learned that two small children were unable to escape the fire and are deceased, James reported Thursday afternoon.

The cause of the blaze has yet to be determined, and very few other details have been released by local officials. However, the investigation into the South Moore Street house fire is ongoing with the assistance of local, state and federal fire officials, according to the Jan. 21 press release.

Press release from SSFD Chief/Marshal David James issued Jan. 21, 2022 regarding Thursday’s fatal South Moore Street fire

Author: Faith Huffman

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