1 child, 3 dogs found dead in Fayette County fire

A child died in a house fire in Fayette County Tuesday morning.

State police in Uniontown said a boy and three dogs were found dead in the home, located at 390 Hawkins Hollow Road in Springfield Township.

A 911 dispatcher previously said a juvenile male was possibly trapped in the fire. The identity and cause of death has not been released.

The Ligonier Valley School District posted a letter to families on their website, stating a sixth grader died unexpectedly.

Read the full letter below.

The fire started before 5:30 a.m.

The dispatcher said two occupants were able to get out of the home.

The state fire marshal is investigating.

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