UPDATE: Female Victim of New Year's House Fire Passes Away

UPDATE: 82 year old Germana Aguilar, burned in Mabton house fire, has died at a Seattle Hospital this morning.


PREVIOUS STORY: Two Mabton residents were flown to a Seattle hospital after suffering severe burns when their house caught fire Tuesday.  Yakima County Firefighters say it happened at a home on the 400 block of 3rd Avenue.

Both a male and a female made it out of the house.  The female resident suffered from burns on 60% of her body.  The male had burns on his hands, arm, and head.

Firefighters say the home and two nearby cars were destroyed in the blaze.  The continue to look into the cause.