Paris man dies saving mother, nephew in Ft. Worth

By: KXII-TV Staff Email
By: KXII-TV Staff Email

FORT WORTH, Tex. -- A Paris man is dead after saving his mother and nephew from their burning mobile home in Fort Worth on Tuesday morning. Authorities believe James Seaton, 54, was visiting his family when the fire broke out.

Seaton was said to be able to rescue his mother and 12-year old nephew before he succumbed to the smoke himself. Both are said to be hospitalized with burns and cuts. The man's father also survived the blaze and did not require medical attention.

Officials say they believe a space heater to be a likely cause of that fire.


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  • by Jenny Location: Durant on Dec 5, 2007 at 11:16 AM
    This story is really tragic! My thoughts and prayers are with this family. I hope they find peace and strength knowing he was such a brave man! God bless them!!
  • by ra Location: tx on Dec 4, 2007 at 05:28 PM
    Heartfelt prayer to this family. May God comfort them and give them strength.
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