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.