A 16-year-old boy has died after he was found inside a burning house in Sacramento’s Oak Park neighborhood early Monday morning.
Firefighters were called to the home in the 2900 block of 42nd Street, near Broadway, about 12:45 a.m. The first crew to arrive was told that someone was trapped inside, said Chris Harvey, a Sacramento Fire Department spokesman.
Firefighters located the teenager in a back bedroom. Harvey said the boy was transported to UC Davis Medical Center under CPR and paramedics were able to restore a pulse, but the youth died Monday afternoon. His name had not been released.
The teenager was the only person injured in the fire.
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Harvey said the cause of the fire, which destroyed the house, is under investigation.