1 dead, 4 hurt after house fire in Fort Smith

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP)   Authorities in western Arkansas say a 3-year-old girl has died and four other people were injured after an early morning house fire.

Police responded shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday to the fire in Fort Smith. The Fort Smith Police Department says three other children were life-flighted to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, while their mother is intensive care at a Fort Smith hospital.

No names have been released, and police say more details will be released following an investigation. The cause of the fire is not yet known.

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