Firefighters responding to a fire at a Fairfield apartment complex Tuesday night found an injured 28-year-old woman and the bodies of her 3-year-old twin daughters, fire officials said this morning. The girls were found stabbed to death, and police are investigating the incident as a case of murder and attempted suicide, police spokesman Cleo Mayoral said. “We can confirm that the deaths were not related to the fire,” Assistant Fire Marshal Jerry Clark said.The mother’s wounds appear to be self-inflicted, Mayoral said.”The only other person in the apartment was the mother,” Mayoral said.The fire was reported in apartment 54 at the Summit at Paradise Valley apartment complex at 3001 N. Texas St. at 10:46 p.m., Battalion Chief Steve Trepagnier said.The mother was airlifted to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek with injuries that were not life-threatening, Clark said.The woman suffered lacerations to “several parts of the body,” Clark said. The mother is out of surgery and is in critical condition but is expected to survive, Clark said.The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Fairfield police are holding a news conference about the incident at 11 a.m. today at police headquarters.
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