40-year-old Ruben Andrade and 35-year-old Juana Yanez, 3 children, die in fatal Dos Palos CA fire, Merced County – Thursday, September 30, 2021

Ruben Andrade and Juana Yanez – Obituary

40-year-old Ruben Andrade and 35-year-old Juana Yanez and their 3 children, identified as 1-year-old Hector Andrade, 4-year-old Judith Andrade, and 11-year-old Christopher Andrade, have died in a fatal Dos Palos CA house fire. It occurred in Merced County on Thursday, September 30, 2021.

Crews arrived at the property before dawn to find one of two houses on fire. Reports indicate that the blaze also left 2 adults with injuries. They have since been hospitalized.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated and more details will be made available. So far, officials believe the blaze was accidental.