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Child found in burning mobile home dies at hospital, Las Vegas police say

Mobile home fire injures 3-year-old child
Posted at 3:58 PM, Dec 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-11 18:50:06-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A 3-year-old child who was found inside a burning mobile home on Monday morning has died, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

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Fire investigators determined the fire at a home on the 3600 block of Fort Mchenry Drive was accidental.

Callers reporting the fire told first responders that children may have been inside the home. Fire crews located Kaden Meacham inside the home and transported him to Sunrise Hospital. He died Tuesday morning, police said.

Coroner's investigators determined the boy died from thermal and inhalation injuries. His death was ruled accidental.

Two other people were treated for injuries at the scene, officials said previously.