Saturday, April 17, 2004

3-year-old dies of fire injuries

The Cincinnati Enquirer

TRENTON - A 3-year-old boy injured when his grandparents' home caught fire Easter morning has died at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Gage Sturgill died Thursday night. He was one of six people sleeping in the home on East Page Street when fire raced through it. All the others made it out safely.

Family members Friday declined to be interviewed. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

"I don't believe we have any reason to believe the fire was suspicious," Trenton Police Chief Rodney Halesaid on Friday. "We have talked to some of the family members. We believe it started in the rear portion of thehouse."

Firefighters were called to the home about 3 a.m. and found fire blowing out windows and the rear of the house, Trenton Fire Chief Tom Puckett said. It was the first fatal fire in Trenton in at least 28 years.

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