2-year-old dies in Sandpoint structure fire

In a Facebook post by the City of Sandpoint, officials say that a structure fire ignited on North Boyer Avenue and East Mountain View Drive at approximately 12:30 a.m. Saturday in Sandpoint, Idaho. They are reporting that a 2-year-old boy died in the fire.

First responders arrived on scene a shortly after a 9-1-1 call was made, and were notified that the 2-year-old was still in the house. The two adults who escaped were not able to get to him due to flames. When firefighters got to the boy’s room, he was already deceased.

Investigation has begun regarding how the fire started.

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