Tragedy in St. Lawrence County as a five-year-old boy died in a house fire earlier in the week.
The fire broke out on the stairs inside the home on State Route 420 in Massena at about 10 p.m. Wednesday. Family members who were downstairs at the time said they could not get to the little boy, who was trapped upstairs by flames.
The child was eventually located by fire fighters and taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
His name has not yet been released, and the cause of the blaze is remains under investigation.