Third Victim Dies From Mobile Home Fire

Terease Hurst Died Saturday in Las Vegas Hospital

WASHINGTON CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) A third person has died in a southern Utah mobile home fire that sparked on week ago. 
 
In the yard of the burned-out mobile home, teddy bears brush against police tape Monday.
 
Police say 27-year-old Tereasa Hurst died from her injuries Saturday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
 
Hurst's three-year-old daughter and family friend, Richard Kirkland, also died from injuries suffered in the fire. 
 
"It was just a blaze. We were afraid it was going to come over to our house," Jolene Wilkes said, a neighbor. 
 
Investigators determined last Monday's fire started in the front section of the home. It's still unclear exactly what started it. 
 
"Until all the facts of the investigation are known, it's hard to come to any conclusion," Washington City Police Department PIO Ed Kantor said. 
 
The three victims were inside the burning home on the 400 east block of Angie Lane when crews arrived. 
 
Kirkland's family says he died shortly after jumping through a broken window to save the mother and child. The 60-year-old was laid to rest Saturday. 
 
"Our hearts go out to the family members. This is a tragedy to lose that many victims in a fire," Kantor said. 
 
While investigators continue to figure out what caused the fire, they do say that it does not appear to be suspicious. In Washington City, Hailey Higgins, Good4Utah.
 
Fundraising sites are set up to pay for the victim's medical and funeral expenses. For the Hursts, a gofundme.com account is collecting donations.  
 
For donations to the Richard Kirkland Fund, an account is set up at any Cache Valley Bank branch. 

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