Update: Pawtucket Grandmother dies after pushing grandchildren to safety during house fire

  • Source: WLNE-TV ABC 6 New Bedford
  • Published: 08/13/2022 03:27 PM

VIDEO: Maria Cadenas is being remembered as a hero after a fire tore through her home while her and her grandchildren were asleep earlier this week. Family said the grandmother, 71, broke a window and pushed her 12 and 15-year-old grandsons out. She died of her injuries a day later. Cindy Cadenas is Maria’s daughter. She lived in the home with her brother, Brian, their mother, Maria, and Cindy’s two sons. Cindy said she received a call while at work Wednesday, saying her home was on fire.


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