3rd death announced from Thursday’s Wylam house fire


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Jefferson County Coroner’s office has announced the death of the third victim in Thursday’s house fire in the Wylam community. The victim has been identified as Three-year-old Lacarter Wade of Birmingham. Wade passed away at Children’s Hospital Saturday at 5:53 p.m.

The house fire occurred Thursday, July 25. Jade’s mother, Marqueshe Lajay Smith passed away at UAB hospital Thursday night. Jade’s brother, 4-year-old Vdarius Jade Jr. passed away at the scene of the house fire (see related articles).

There is a gofundme page to support the victims’ family.

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