NewsLocal News


11-year-old girl dies in East Carbon house fire

Posted at 10:44 AM, Mar 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-29 23:07:18-04

CARBON COUNTY, Utah -- A child died in a house fire that broke out early Sunday morning in East Carbon.

Crews were dispatched at 1:41 a.m. on report of a home fully engulfed in flames.

Upon arrival, it was believed no one was in the home. However, crews learned an 11-year-old girl was still inside and made entry.

They located and extricated the child, who was believed to have passed away on scene, but was declared at a nearby hospital.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The 11-year-old who died was Holly Fox, according to family and friends.

Anyone who wishes to help with funeral expenses should contact Mitchell Funeral Home.

A neighbor told FOX 13 there is a vigil planned for Wednesday at 8 p.m. at Sunnyside Park.

A vigil for Holly Fox, who died in a house fire in East Carbon, Utah on Sunday, March 28, 2021.