Five year old girl dies in Royal City fire

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ROYAL CITY-A five year old girl died Sunday when fire destroyed her family’s Royal City mobile home.

Grant County Sheriff’s office has issued a news release on facebook reporting the fire’s location in the Coachman Mobile Home Park.

Officials say responders were called out around 3 a.m. Sunday. They say the victim apparently became trapped or otherwise unable to escape. The home’s other occupants were able to get out of the home.

Due to close proximity of the trailers within the park, two additional trailers burned and a third was damaged.

Royal City Police are conducting the fire investigation. The girl’s body is in the care of Coroner Craig Morrison whose staff will conduct an autopsy.

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Steve Hair
Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.