Officials identified the young girl killed in a fire as she slept in a makeshift shelter East Bakersfield.
Madelyn Taylor Maddox, 4, was a part of a family of five which appeared to be living in a storage unit on Sterling Road. When the fire broke out around 12:45 a.m. Jan. 3, officials said the family was trapped inside.
Maddox died at the scene.
County fire officials haven’t released any information about the cause of the fire.