VALLEJO (CBS) — At least one person died and two others were injured following a fire that broke out in a home in Vallejo Sunday morning.
The fire was first reported at 9:53 a.m. in the 800 block of Stella Street across Highway 37 from Discovery Kingdom according to Vallejo fire spokesman Kevin Brown.
“The fire department was met by many neighbors trying to assist in getting the one victim out who was found in a back bedroom,” said Mark Libby with the Vallejo Fire Department.
The fire department confirmed one death and late this afternoon identified the victim as the 5-year old boy. Family members who escaped said to be the boy’s mother and teenaged brother were hospitalized with burns.