MOORE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A father and his two daughters died in a house fire after he tried rescuing them Saturday morning.
According to Chief Mark Neal with Metro Moore County Fire and Rescue, the family of five was in the home when the fire broke out around 6 a.m.
Chief Neal said that 33-year-old Nathan Robinson, 13-year-old Kailyn Robinson, and 8-year-old Julianna Robinson were killed in the house fire.
WKRN reports that the father escaped the burning home with his wife and son but went back inside to rescue his two daughters.
The children’s’ mother, 36-year-old Elizabeth Robinson, and her son, 11-year-old Mason Robinson, were taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment of unknown injuries.
Chief Neal said the cause of the fire remains under investigation.