An early Tuesday home fire left a minor dead and another one injured, according to media reports.
The incident was reported at the early stages of Aug. 23 in the Colonia Insurgentes neighborhood, close to the Autonomous University of Baja California campus.
The dead minor was identified as Daniel Alberto Perez Becerra, 4.
The injured minor was identified as Angel Antonio Perez Becerra, 6. The injured boy was the fatal victim’s sibling.
The injured minor had major second-degree burnings, according to the report. The minor was transported to the General Hospital.
A woman who was identified as Olga, and who was taking care of the minors, notified the incident to the authorities.
The authorities said the incident took place at 1:00 a.m. in the intersection of Independencia Avenue and Cerro de las Campanas Avenue.
Daniel Alberto was left inside the residence, while his brother was rescued. Angel Antonio had 70 percent of his body burned.
Second minor involved in fire dies
The six-year-old boy who survived a fire that left his brother dead succumbed to the burn injuries caused by the incident.
Angel Antonio Perez Becerra died Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the General Hospital, La Voz newspaper reported.
The injured minor was transported to the hospital with 70 percent of his body with second and third degree burnings.
The minor’s brother, who was identified as Daniel Alberto Perez Becerra, 4, died in the Colonia Insurgentes area fire.
The boys were under care of a woman who was identified as Olga, who apparently lived in a separate residence.
According to media reports, the fire was first reported to the authorities at 1 a.m. Tuesday. Firefighters found the 4-year-old boy dead in a bedroom. The minor apparently died of smoke intoxication.