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Young Boy Dies in North Pole House Fire
State Troopers say a 5-year-old boy died in a house fire located in North Pole. The fire is believed to have been started by another child in the home.
FAIRBANKS - State Troopers say a 5-year-old boy died in a house fire Friday (2/22) afternoon believed to be started by another child in the home.
Troopers responded to a residential fire on Biathalon Road in North Pole shortly after 4:30 pm. and found the child, Elijah Gayramon, injured. The child was transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, but later died as a result from his injuries.
Troopers say the fire was found to have originated in a downstairs bedroom.
An investigation is ongoing.