Two children died in a mobile home fire on Little Elkin Church Road in Wilkes County Wednesday night.
Two boys, ages 4 and 6, were unconscious when firefighters found them on the floor near a back door.
Firefighters responded to the fire about 11 p.m. and performed CPR at the scene. Wilkes Emergency Medical Services transported them to Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital in Elkin.
According to The WILKES JOURNAL PATRIOT a Wilkes Sheriff’s deputy driving by saw the fire and tried to enter the burning mobile home to rescue the boys but was overcome by smoke.
The deputy was treated and released at Wilkes Regional Medical Center.
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