Multiple dead in overnight Motley County fire

Multiple dead in overnight Motley County fire

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Multiple people are dead after a fire at a mobile home in Matador, northeast of Lubbock. 

The Motley County Sheriff's Office reports the Motley County Volunteer Fire Department responded to a mobile home fire around 2:30 A.M. 

Floydada VFD was called to assist; it confirmed to FOX34 that there were six people in the home and only three people escaped. Autopsies are scheduled Thursday in Lubbock to confirm the deceased. 

According to MCSO, the home is at a total loss. A cause is not yet known. The State Marshal will be in town Tuesday to determine what started the fire. 

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