8-YEAR-OLD CHILD DIES IN HOUSE FIRE

A child was killed in a house fire due to smoke inhalation

An 8-year-old child was killed in a early morning house fire on Academy Street Charlotte, NC. Four other kids in the house were critically injured, along with two adults. The injuries resulted from a combination of smoke inhalation and burns.

The fire caused an estimated $120,000 in damages.

Firefighters were called to the home around 1 a.m. Wednesday.

Six of the injured people were sent to Carolinas Medical Center, while the 8-year-old was pronounced dead at Novant Health Presbyterian.

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