Two rescued from Fresno house fire die two days later due to smoke inhalation

A man and a woman died two days after being rescued from a house fire Saturday morning, the Fresno Fire Department said.

Firefighters arrived to a house fire in the 2000 block of East Hedges Avenue around 2:30 a.m.

The victims died Monday after they were taken to Community Regional Medical Center.

They were identified Thursday by the Fresno County Coroner’s Office. The man was Mo Phengsouvanhthong, 57, of Fresno and the woman was Boua Inmathong, 59, of Fresno.

Smoke inhalation was the primary factor in their deaths, according to the coroner’s office.

Ashleigh Panoo: 559-441-6010, @AshleighPanoo
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