MCSO: Smoke alarms were sounding when crews arrived at Queen Creek house fire

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A mother and son were found dead after a house fire in Queen Creek. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) A mother and son were found dead after a house fire in Queen Creek. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
The bodies of Juliet and Joshua Arnett were found on the second floor. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) The bodies of Juliet and Joshua Arnett were found on the second floor. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Juliet Arnett's husband and neighbors tried to get into the house, but the smoke and flames were just too much. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Juliet Arnett's husband and neighbors tried to get into the house, but the smoke and flames were just too much. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
The Arnett family (Source: GoFundMe) The Arnett family (Source: GoFundMe)
Firefighters on the scene of house fire in Queen Creek. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Firefighters on the scene of house fire in Queen Creek. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
QUEEN CREEK, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

An investigation into the cause of a double fatal house fire in Queen Creek is underway.

Juliet Arnett, 51, and her 12-year-old son, Joshua, were found dead after a fire at their home on Wednesday.

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Arson Investigations has completed its work at the home and an analysis of the evidence is underway, Sgt. Joaquin Enriquez said Friday.

The Maricopa County medical examiner will be conducting autopsies on the victims on Saturday to determine the exact cause of death.

Arnett's husband and neighbors tried to get into the house, but the smoke and flames were just too much.

Enriquez said there were working smoke alarms in the home and they were sounding alerts as firefighters and investigators arrived on scene at about 4:30 p.m. The bodies of the mother and son were discovered on the second floor.

The family is doing its best to cope with the tragedy. Arnett's oldest son, Jon, said the family is thankful for the outpouring of love and support from the community.

"We're just feeling love, we're feeling love, we're feeling prayers from people that are taking time out of their day to think about our tragic loss and the pain that our family's feeling right now," he said on Thursday.

Fundraisers are being put together for the family, who did not have life or renters insurance, according to friends.

A GoFundMe page has raised more than $100,000 so far.

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