Father, 2 Children Killed In Madison Mobile Home Fire

Posted at 5:15 PM, Dec 04, 2016

Authorities confirmed a 27-year-old man has died from injuries sustained in a fire that claimed the lives of his two young children in Madison. 

A five-year-old and two-year-old child died when a fire ravaged their home on Cheyenne Boulevard on Friday.

Officials confirmed on Sunday evening that the children's father, Luciano Mejia Sunun, died earlier that day from his injuries. Francisco Jesus Cabrera, age 39, remained in stable condition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Fire officials have deemed the cause to be accidental and electrical in nature.

A fourth person told investigators that he was woken up by the sound of a smoke alarm but authorities said they have not yet found any smoke alarms in the debris.

The family's home was a total loss. A Metro Council member has been coordinating efforts to help out.

Now a Go Fund Me account has been set up to help the family. To donate, click here.

Clothes and other items can also be dropped off at three locations in Madison. All clothing was lost in the fire. Some items they’re needing to replace, included men’s clothing.

Those items can be dropped off at Fire Station 31 in the 400 block of Douglas Avenue, Fire Station 38 in the 200 block of Larkin Springs Road, and Neely’s Bend Elementary School in the 1300 block of Neely’s Bend Road.

Gift cards can also be taken to the two fire halls or to Neely's Bend Elementary School.