The two-year-old son of a polygamist — whose family was featured on a reality show — died this Sunday in a brutal house fire. According to a report, the flames broke out in the bedroom where Adonijah Foster was sleeping, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
RadarOnline.com has learned Adonijah was one of TLC star Enoch Foster’s 20 children by two different wives. Both parents were outside the house when the fire arose.
The big family was featured on Three Wives on 2017, and Adonijah was streamed during the first episode of their show.
“It brings his mother comfort knowing she chose to share his birth with so many — that so many got the opportunity to meet him,” Enoch told the Salt Lake Tribune this Wednesday.
While Enoch told reporters that he was unsure of how the fire began, he did admit that Adonijah was playing with matches before his sad death.
According to the report, Enoch’s 7-year-old daughter rescued her three-year-old brother from the same room Adonijah was napping in, but when she tried to go in to save him as well, the flames had grown.
“She said she was able to grab Adonijah’s hand but couldn’t get him to come out or … I’m not sure,” Enoch told the publication.
After Enoch was made aware of the fire, he put on a paint mask, extinguished the flames and grabbed the toddler, who was badly burned. A neighbor nurse performed CPR and paramedics came to the rescue, but by the time they arrived it was too late and Adonijah was dead.
We pay for juicy info! Do you have a story for RadarOnline.com? Email us at email@example.com, or call us at (866) ON-RADAR (667-2327) any time, day or night.