5-year-old dies after house fire

MINQUADALE, Del. - December 5, 2009

It happened just before 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the 400 block of Morehouse Drive in Minquadale.

Firefighters found a 5-year-old boy trapped in the house fire.

The fire was brought under control within an hour.

The 5-year-old was taken to A. I. DuPont Hospital, where he was being treated for smoke inhalation. Late Saturday night, Action News was told the boy passed away.

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