Girl, 7, dies in blaze at family home

A 7-year-old girl died Wednesday night in Corralillo, Cartago, when the family’s small home caught fire and burned to the ground. The child’s body was in a bedroom.

A 4 year old suffered burns to the face, and an 8 year old suffered breathing problems, said the Cuerpo de Bomberos. An adult, 30, also suffered burns.

Firefighters said that the cause was electrical involving a refrigerator that was adjacent to the room in which the dead girl slept.

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