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5-year-old girl dies 1 day after house fire that killed her mother, sister in Baltimore

Alicia Evans and her daughters. (Photo: Evans Family GoFundMe page, posted by Angel Walker)

A 5-year-old Baltimore girl died in a hospital Thursday from injuries she sustained in a house fire that killed her mother and 4-year-old sister early Wednesday.

Baltimore City Fire officials say the mother and her daughters were pulled from the home in cardiac arrest.

A GoFundMe page posted by Angel Walker for the Evans Family, identified the mother as Alicia Evans and her daughters, 5-year-old Amani Mullen, and 4-year-old Layla Mullen.

At a Wednesday press conference at City Hall, Fire Chief Niles Ford described the atmosphere at the charred house in the 700 block of E. Coldspring Lane as "just terrible."

In his words, "we're not supposed to be talking about funerals for children."

Mercy High School in Baltimore posted the following to Facebook, which says Alicia Evans was a member of the class of 2010:

When firefighters arrived at the home in the early morning Wednesday, they reported heavy smoke coming from both floors of the two-story home.

The cause of the deadly fire is under investigation. Fire officials say there was at least one smoke alarm in the house.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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