FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – Officials with the Fresno County Coroner’s Office have identified the 7-year-old child who died in a house fire Wednesday morning.
Fire crews respond to the scene around 4:30 a.m. on College and Mckenzie avenues.
Officials say seven-year-old Isaac Vallejo of Fresno was found dead inside the home, according to Fresno Fire Batallion Chief Devin McGuire.
McGuire says when crews arrived the house was fully involved. Several people were able to escape the fire by jumping out windows. One person was taken to a local hospital with a broken leg.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The chiefs of both the Fresno Fire Department and the Fresno Police Department announced a press conference to discuss what they say is a homicide investigation stemming from this incident. You can watch the press conference in the video player above.