Sunday night fire in Gatesville is fatal

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The State Fire Marshall’s office is investigating a house fire that killed a 10-year-old girl in Gatesville overnight.

The Gatesville Police Department says the fired started around 11:53 p.m. Sunday, December 22nd in the 100 block of Oak Lane.

The fire fatally injured 10-year-old Cheyenne Harrington, who was in the home at the time of the fire. She later died in the hospital.

An autopsy has been ordered.

FOX44 News spoke to a person who tried to rescue Cheyenne from the fire. We will have that report soon and on FOX44 News @ 5:30 p.m.

Cause of the fire is under investigation.

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