3-year-old child dies after fire in Benton County

Middle TN

BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A toddler has died after fire destroyed a home in Benton County Wednesday night, according to the county mayor.

Mayor Brett Lashlee said firefighters responded around 9 p.m. to a fire at a home on Sunburst Lane.

When firefighters arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames.

A three-year-old child died as a result of the fire, the mayor said.

No additional information was immediately released.

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