Body of 4-year-old found after fire destroys home in Elyria, Ohio

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ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) - Firefighters are trying to determine the cause of a house fire that killed a 4-year-old boy on Saturday in Elyria, Ohio.

Officials with the Elyria Fire Department say the fire broke out about 3:00 P.M. Saturday. Fire officials say four people inside the home made it out safely, but someone told them there was a child still inside. Fire officials say the house was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived.

Fire Inspector Paul Males says the boy's body was found in an upstairs bedroom after the fire. Authorities didn't immediately release the child's name.

Fire officials are trying to determine the cause of the blaze.



 
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