Funerals Held for 3 Children Who Died in Racine Fire

Created: 11/16/2012 3:59 PM KSTP.com By: Leslie Dyste

Funerals are being held for three children who died in a Racine house fire.

Nine-year-old Dayja, 8-year-old Dalija and 7-year-old Michael Scott are being eulogized Friday morning at Mount Eagle Baptist Church in Racine. Deborah Scott's fourth child, 5-year-old Luther, remains hospitalized with injuries from last week's fire.

WITI-TV reports the new Golden Gate Funeral Home donated the cost of the funerals. The children's uncle, William Scott, says the support is helping the family through a difficult time.

Investigators say the fire was sparked by a candle in the bathroom of the home.

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