Six hospitalized after Lisle house fire; Christmas tree suspected as cause

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Sunday, December 17, 2017
Fire engulfs home in Lisle
A fire engulfed a house in west suburban Lisle on Dec. 16, 2017.

LISLE, Ill. (WLS) -- Six people were hospitalized Saturday after a house fire in Lisle, authorities said.

The Lisle-Woodridge Fire Department responded to the fire in the 4700-block of Dumoulin Avenue at approximately 8:40 a.m., police said.

Authorities said the victims are two adults and four children under the age of 12.

They were identified by family as father Miguel Davalos; mother Cristina Davalos; Litzy, 12; Dylan, 5; and 3-year-old twins Melissa and Michelle.

Officials determined that the fire started in the family's Christmas tree, but the cause is still unknown. Authorities judged the home to be uninhabitable.

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Davalos family.
Family photo courtesy of Erika Gutierrez