One of the victims from the fire at 1865 Rafes Way on Saturday, 6/18/2016, has succumbed to her injuries. Lucretia Bowman, age 68, was burned in the fire before being rescued by firefighters. She was treated on the scene by Beaumont EMS and transported to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital. She was stabilized there and then flown by Air Rescue to Galveston for further treatment where she later succumbed to those injuries.
This becomes the third fire death in Beaumont this year.