Fire officials are reporting a child dead and an adult missing after an early morning fire ripped through a house in Perth A boy Friday morning.
According to preliminary reports, fire broke out inside the home located at 100 Commerce Street at around 3 a.m.
The home, occupied by multiple families, was fully involved in flames upon firefighter's arrival.
Crews battled heavy smoke and flames extending from the side of the home.
Just under a dozen people and a firefighter was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The cause remains under investigation.