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16 dead in Mexicali fire

(Tragedy in Mexicali)…A fire Tuesday burned an Elder Care Home.

The Home was located about a half hour outside Mexicali. In a statement released by Mexicali Mayor Jamie Diaz Ochoa, 16 elderly residents were killed and five were seriously injured. 23 other residents were evacuated from the facility. The Home housed elderly homeless people. There are several rumors as to what started the fire. The actual cause, however, is still under investigation.