Sheriff says 3 dead in Texarkana house fire

May 11, 2011 5:54:51 AM PDT
The Bowie County sheriff says a mother and her two children have died in a house fire in Texarkana Sheriff James Prince tells KTXK radio station in Texarkana that the children who died in the early Wednesday morning fire were ages 8 and 11.

The identities are being withheld pending notification of relatives.

Investigators have not yet been able to investigate a cause.

Part of Texarkana is located in Texas, part in Arkansas. The city is about 180 miles northeast of Dallas.