Girl dies in Farmington house fire

News
fatal house fire_1455291743864.jpg

FARMINGTON, Mo. (AP) – A toddler has died after a fire broke out at a home in the eastern Missouri town of Farmington.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the fire was reported Friday night. The name of the girl who died has not been released but authorities say she was 2 or 3 years old.

Fire Chief Todd Mecey said says an adult male resident tried to rescue the child and was seriously burned. A 4-year-old boy escaped unharmed.

The state fire marshal’s office is investigating the cause of the blaze.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

World News

More World News

Trending Stories

Newsfeed Now

More Newsfeed Now