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Three Children Killed in Trailer Fire

The trailer was gutted by an early morning fire. The trailer was gutted by an early morning fire.
Officials gather at the scene of the deadly fire. Officials gather at the scene of the deadly fire.

WEST ODESSA - Three children have been killed in a trailer fire in West Odessa. That's according to the Ector County Sheriff's Department.

The fire broke out at the corner of Oliver and Dunn around 8:30 Tuesday morning. By the time fire crews arrived on the scene, the home was engulfed in flames.

The names of the three children killed have been released:

2-year-old Diedra Martinez

4-year-old Jimmy Martinez

3-year-old Nathaniel Ramirez

The children were being watched by a babysitter. The children's parents were at work. The babysitter was badly burned and has been taken to the hospital. The babysitter has been identified as 20-year-old Crystal Garcia. Garcia has been flown to Lubbock for treatment.

The cause of the fire is unknown and remains under investigation.

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