BAKERSFIELD, California -- 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.
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Child living in Bakersfield storage unit dies in fire