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Frantic 911 calls during house fire that killed woman and 7-year-old granddaughter released

Posted at 9:32 PM, Nov 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-20 00:06:10-05

MURRAY, Utah -- Frantic 911 calls were released from a house fire Monday morning, that caused the death of a woman and her 7-year-old granddaughter.

"We have a child that's in a house that's on fire," a caller stated. "Just off of Anderson."

Crews with Murray Fire and Unified Fire responded to a home in the area of 5700 South and 700 West around 7:30 a.m. and found the home fully engulfed in flame.

A woman and her adult brother were outside the home already, and the woman told firefighters her 7-year-old daughter, Cassidy Jackson, and the woman's mother, 53-year-old Lisa Wiley were still inside.

“It’s basically a firefighter’s worst nightmare when you have fatalities in a fire,” said Battalion Chief Chad Pascua of the Murray City Fire Department.

Watch the video above to hear the 911 calls, and how neighbors and family members are coping with loss following the death of Cassidy and Lisa.

A GoFundMe for the family has been set up here.