Lexington County, SC (WLTX)- We are learning more about a fatal house fire where a 6 year-old child died Tuesday night.
According to Harrison Cahill, firefighters and emergency crews responded to the 2000 block of Old Dunbar Road around 10 p.m. Tuesday.
LexCo Fire & EMS responded Old Dunbar Rd to fatal fire. Media staging at BB&T bank on Old Dunbar Rd. SLED & Coroner en route pic.twitter.com/cjqUTNg4QX— @CountyofLexington (@CountyLex) June 7, 2017
Firefighters were able to locate the person and made several attempts to resuscitate but were unable.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified that person early Wednesday morning as 6 year-old Aiyanna Shaw. An autopsy is scheduled.
Two other individuals inside the home at the time were able to get out safely.
The cause of the fatal fire is still being investigated by multiple agencies.
The American Red Cross is assisting the survivors.