A fundraiser in support of victims of a Lake Elsinore house fire that killed two toddlers and seriously injured three other family members was underway Wednesday, aiming to alleviate the survivors’ burdens as they try to cope with the “unimaginable and totally devastating” losses.

The mother of the 1-year-old and 2-year-old children killed in the blaze, identified by friends as Julia Fisher, remains hospitalized, along with her elderly grandmother and a 1-year-old twin of one of the children who perished.

The grandmother’s condition is grave due to the burn injuries, according to published reports. She is 90, gets around in a wheelchair and was in an induced coma after being burned over 80% to 90% of her body, family friends told KTLA.

Three other occupants of the single-story residence in the 32900 block of Blackwell Boulevard, near Grand Avenue, were also injured but reportedly are no longer hospitalized.

The house was destroyed.

“My dearest friend (Fisher) lost everything,” said Stephanie Heer, who sponsored the GoFundMe campaign for the victims. “A fire started and there was no way to get everyone out because it engulfed the entire garage and then the home. It is unimaginable and totally devastating.”

The campaign page is at www.gofundme.com/f/please-help-julia-fisher-family?qid=13345167d1c79116723295888612f2c1.

Since Tuesday night, it has raised just over $27,000, with a goal of $40,000.

“Julia has a heart of gold! She helps countless people and countless animals,” Heer wrote. “Our hearts are all breaking for her, and if there’s anything we can do to help make this easier, we would like to help make sure that the babies can be laid to rest.”

The fire erupted shortly before 3 p.m. Monday, and multiple Riverside County Fire Department engine crews were sent to the location, encountering flames in multiple rooms of the residence, with heavy smoke in the attached garage. As firefighters were clearing the latter after knocking the fire down 45 minutes later, they found the children’s bodies, officials said.

Three dogs were also burned and have since died, according to Heer.

A witness told reporters that neighbors tried to break windows around the home when they saw the fire break out, but it was too intense, and there was no way to pull the victims to safety.

All of the injured were initially taken to Inland Valley Medical Center in Wildomar, but it was unclear whether they remained there or were transported to regional burn centers for treatment.

A downed electrical line was immediately located in the post-fire mop-up, but it was unknown whether it sparked the blaze or fell because of it.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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