4 Children Dead From Suspected Chemical Poisoning at Home

Six other family members also fell sick after one sprayed water on a pesticide that had been applied under the home. The pesticide contained aluminum phosphide, which, when mixed with water, releases toxic phosphine gas.
1:38 | 01/03/17

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We want to turn to breaking news in Texas. Involving pesticides at a home. Ten members of one family falling sick after accidentally mixing water with a dangerous chemical, and tonight, four children in that family are dead. ABC's Matt Gutman with the details just now coming in. Reporter: Tonight, an invisible killer tristriking this Texas home. One is not waking up. Reporter: They saw the unconscious kids. Four children ultimately died. There are kids that are not awake, and a bunch of others that are having a hard time. Reporter: Ten people all from the same family were found with severe chemical poisoning from a lethal gas. Fire officials say it seeped into the mobile home after an occupant spreading it to kill rats and mice beneath the house. Family members complained about the pesticide's smell, and the man told officials he sprayed it with water, causing a chemical reaction creating that deadly concoct concoction. They smelled that gasp. We need to call a hazmat chief. Reporter: Nine others hospitalized as a precaution. Families are planning a individual for the family. It's a tragedy that hit home because this can happen to anybody. Reporter: This is one of the most commonly used agricultural pesticides, and unfortunately, there is no antidote. Thank you, Matt. We want the turn overseas with authorities closing in on a

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