By Kim Minugh
A 4-year-old boy is presumed to have died in a residential house fire in Pleasant Valley early this morning, according to authorities.
The El Dorado County Sheriff's Department received a call about a structure fire and people screaming just before 12:30 a.m. today, according to a news release from spokesman Lt. Bryan Golmitz.
When deputies arrived, people at the scene told them a 4-year-old boy was still inside the burning home, the release states. Firefighters extinguished the fire and found a deceased person inside the residence.
The cause of the fire is under investigation, the release states. No other information has been released.