User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


75° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Family Speaks About Loss At Candlelight Vigil

December 24, 2012, 7:34 AM

Family Speaks About Loss At Candlelight Vigil
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

For the first time, the parents of the two girls and teen boy who died in a house fire speak out about their loss.

On Sunday, at a candlelight vigil outside of their charred two-story home, the Whites thank the community for support as they mourn the loss 16-year-old Michael Hensely, 12-year-old Savannah Coon and six-year-old Alivia Coon.

The house caught fire at 1100 N. Main Street and grew so hot, so fast that firefighters couldn't rescue the children.

“It took probably from the time we woke up until he came out, eight minutes, for everything to go. That fast, that quick, in a blink of an eye. There’s no time for anything. No time to grab my pocketbook, I jumped out the window in a tank top,” parent Rhiannan White said.

The parents were just released from the hospital Sunday evening, after getting hurt in the fire.

Batallion 3 Rescue officials say the case has been turned over to the fire investigations bureau to find out exactly what caused the fire to break out. Because of the extensive damage, officials say they are having a problem securing the area.

This article has been revised to reflect the following correction:
A misspelling was corrected in this story.

Previous Story

Next Story


RELATED STORIES


Sponsored

 


View news

You may also like

Heavy Rains Flood Sioux Falls

8/28/2015 5:47 AM

While intersections are open on Friday morning, many are still cleaning up after Thursday's torrential downpour in Sioux Falls.

Full Story | Watch
Many Sioux Falls Streets Flooded Following Heavy Rain

8/27/2015 9:09 PM

Heavy rainfall Thursday evening caused flash flooding across Sioux Falls.

Full Story
City Officials React To 'Monster' Storm

8/28/2015 11:01 AM

Public Works Director Mark Cotter said the city's infrastructure performed well on Thursday against the rain.

Full Story | Watch
Authorities Searching For Attempted Abduction Suspect

8/31/2015 5:34 AM

Deuel County Emergency Management said the girl was able to escape when a man attempted to take her.

Full Story
Reporter, Photographer Killed In Virginia

8/26/2015 8:14 AM

Becky Coyner with dispatch and records at the Augusta County Sheriff's Office says the suspect is 41-year-old Vester Lee Flanagan II, of Roanoke.

Full Story


Events