Police: Lakewood child dead in early morning fire

Three others were apparently injured. No other information has been released on their relation to the child.

Lakewood police have confirmed that a 6-year-old has died from injuries sustained in a fire this morning.

Lakewood police have confirmed that a 6-year-old has died from injuries sustained in a fire this morning. (1/4/13)

LAKEWOOD - Lakewood police have confirmed that a 6-year-old has died from injuries sustained in a fire this morning.

Three others were injured in the fire, including the boy's 8-year-old brother, who police say is in critical condition.

The child's parents were also taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation.

Two police officers and two medical responders were also injured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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