- Associated Press - Saturday, December 13, 2014

MARION, Ill. (AP) - A southern Illinois county coroner says a 4-year-old girl has died in a Marion house fire.

Williamson County Coroner Junior Burke says the girl was pronounced dead at 12:25 a.m. Saturday after suffering injuries in the blaze. The girl died at a hospital.

Marion Fire Department officials say they received a call after 11 p.m. Friday reporting a house fire.

The coroner’s office, fire department, Marion police, Illinois State Police and the Illinois State Fire Marshal are investigating.

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