Officials: Fatal Shirley house fire that killed mother, children ruled accidental

The Shirley house fire that killed a mom and her 3 young kids has officially been ruled an accident. Investigators say the Oct. 11 fire

The charred front of a home on Hollywood Drive in Shirley, where a woman and three children were killed by a fast-moving fire.

The charred front of a home on Hollywood Drive in Shirley, where a woman and three children were killed by a fast-moving fire. (10/19/13)

SHIRLEY - The Shirley house fire that killed a mom and her three young kids has officially been ruled an accident.

Investigators say the Oct. 11 fire that engulfed a home on Hollywood Drive started in the living room. They say that Jennifer McCusker, her 7-year-old son and 2-year-old twins died from smoke inhalation and burns.

Funeral services were held Friday in Mastic Beach.

A family spokesperson tells News 12 that Aiden, 7, was buried in his Yankees cap and the twins were buried together.

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