KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Authorities have released the name of the 4-year-old girl killed in a weekend house fire in Kansas City, Kan.
The Kansas City Star reports that fire department officials identified the victim Tuesday as Sh’mere Jackson-Green.
The fire was reported just after 4 a.m. Sunday. When emergency crews arrived they found heavy flames coming from the rear and center sections of the home.
The girl was found in or near a bedroom at the back of the house, which had no smoke detectors. A woman and a 7-year-old girl escaped uninjured. But a firefighter involved in the rescue efforts suffered burns on his face.
Fire officials determined that the fire was accidental. Damage to the house and its structure is estimated at $50,000.