5-year-old found dead after house fire in St. Pete

A mother, father and sister were able to escape a house fire, but the boy did not.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A 5-year-old child has been found dead after a house fire on Tuesday in South St. Petersburg.

The body of Hassan Vann was found after the fire was extinguished. His mother, father and 4-year-old sister were able to escape the flames, and tried to get back inside to save him.

The fire occurred at 2701 6th Street South. Firefighters found a fully-involved fire at the wood-frame house. 

Police and St. Pete Fire Rescue are currently investigating the cause of the fire.

 

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