A 13-year-old girl died on Wednesday morning in a house fire in Piketon, Ohio. Another person was seriously injured in the fire.
According to reports from the State Fire Marshal, the fire occurred at around 10:20 a.m. on Beavercreek Road. The fire is believed to have been started in the front of the house, and the cause is still being investigated. Firefighters were alerted to the house fire when a neighbor who saw flames coming from the house called 911.
The person who was injured in the fire was airlifted to a West Virginia hospital. That person is still in recovery.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the friends and family of the young girl who died in this fire.