Second man dies from injuries sustained in house fire

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PHARR, Texas – After nearly a month at a San Antonio Burn Unit 49-year-old Senovio Perez III has died from his injuries. Perez and 35-year-old Jose Luis Chavez III were trapped inside a Pharr home when a mattress caught fire on Dec. 7, 2019.

The two tried to put the fire out by taking the mattress into a bathroom but were unable to get out. Chavez died in the fire while Perez died on New Year’s Eve. Funeral services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 8.

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