BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- A child has died in a fire inside a Bakersfield storage unit, where a family of five had been living, authorities said.
The Kern County Fire Department responded to the blaze shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday after reports of children possibly trapped inside.
When firefighters arrived, they found the storage unit engulfed in flames. Crews found the child, believed to be 4 or 5 years old, dead inside the unit.
Three other family members were rushed to the hospital.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.
Child living in Bakersfield storage unit dies in fire
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