STRATHMORE, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – The two girls who died in the house fire in Tulare County Tuesday morning have been identified.
The Tulare County Fire Department says the fire started around 4:15 a.m. at a home near Guthrie Dr. and Bruce Dr. in Strathmore.
In a GoFundMe, the family identified the two girls as 7-year-old Bobby Jean and 9-year-old Josie.
Officials say five people were taken to the hospital, the parents and three children. The parents and two of the children, the five-year-old and the 11-year-old, are still in critical condition.
The 13-year-old boy was uninjured but taken to the hospital for evaluation.
This is an ongoing investigation, and more information will be released as it becomes available.