16-year-old killed in Haywood County house fire

16-year-old killed in Haywood County house fire
(Source: KFVS)

HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. (WMC) - A teenager is dead after a house fire in Haywood County.

Fire Chief David Smith says firefighters responded to the home just west of Brownsville around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Smith says family members discovered a fire in the kitchen. The parents and one child escaped, but firefighters found 16-year-old Wesley Taylor Jr. dead in his bedroom.

Investigators believe the fire was an accident.

The cause is still under investigation.

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