Man Dead, 3-Year-Old Child Injured In Perth House Fire
The child is fighting for his life.
A man has died and a child is fighting for life after being rescued from a Perth house fire.
The blaze on Rushbrook Way, Thornlie, was reported about 6.15pm on Wednesday. Firefighters found a four-year-old boy and a 69-year-old man unconscious in a bedroom in the house.
The man was pronounced dead on arrival at Fiona Stanley Hospital. The boy was transferred to the Perth Children's Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
The cause of the fire has not yet been determined. Investigations are continuing.