Toddler dies in Jamestown house fire

WEB TAG Jamestown Police Department, Cuffs, Siren, Badge

JAMESTOWN (WIVB) – Fire officials in Jamestown are investigating an early morning fire that took the life of a toddler.

Police tell News 4 the for broke out around 8:00 Saturday morning at a home on Prendergast Avenue.

When crews arrived on the scene, heavy smoke and fire was pouring from the second story of a two-floor apartment house.

Officials say two people were in front of the building and told them their child was trapped in the home.

Crews immediately entered the structure and pulled the child out, but say there was nothing they could do.

The family is being assisted by the red cross and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

More information is expected Monday.
 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s