UPDATE: 1-year-old dies in Gentry house fire

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GENTRY, Ark. (KNWA) — UPDATE: A 1-year-old boy died in a Northwest Arkansas house fire on Saturday, according to Gentry Fire Chief Vester Cripps.

Cripps said the family was outside the house when the fire started, but the 1-year-old ran back inside to save a pet and died.

The cause of the fire and death remain under investigation.

Original story — One child is dead after a house fire in Gentry on Saturday, according to the Benton County Sheriff’s Department.

It happened at 22718 Worthington Road on Saturday afternoon.

Authorities could not confirm the name or age of the deceased child.

The cause of the fire and death is currently under investigation, according to the Benton County Sheriff’s Department.

Stay with KNWA for updates into this developing story.

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