A woman is dead and a child is badly burned after an apartment fire near Riverton early Thursday.
That blaze broke out in a 3-unit apartment building on Old Route 36 near Camp Butler around 4:30am. The adult female victim died of her injuries, while the child was taken to the burn unit at Memorial Medical Center and later transferred to the pediatric ICU at Saint John's. An adult male in the home was not injured.
The names of the victims have not been released. The cause of that fire is still under investigation.