Tioga Co. NY Fire Kills Young Child
RICHFORD, NY (WENY) -- Fire investigators in Tioga County, New York say a fire yesterday afternoon claimed the life of a four year old boy.
Authorities now say four year old Trent Hulse was killed in the fire. Flames broke out around 12:30 yesterday afternoon, at the home at 9266West Creek Road in the town of Richford.
Fire officials say a family of five lived at the home; William and Leanna Hulse, along with their children, Haley, age 6, Trent, age 4, and Isabella, age 2. Everyone was able to escape the fire except for Trent. Efforts by the family, neighbors and firefighters to rescue the boy were unsuccessful. Trent was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation; officials say the home is a total loss.