Deadly Fire in North Amarillo

An early morning fire Wednesday in North Amarillo took the life of a 12 year old girl.

An Amarillo Fire Department spokesperson says the blaze at the home in the 1300 block of Northwest 10th killed Lamesha Ryan, sent an 8 year old boy to the Lubbock Burn Unit, and also injured a 10 year old girl, a 41 year old woman, and a 44 year old man.

Firefighters arrived at the home just after three Wednesday morning.  They found heavy fire and smoke throughout the house.

The Fire Marshall's office continues to investigate what started the deadly blaze.