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Three-year-old dies in city house fire despite rescue attempt
Three-year-old dies in city house fire despite rescue attempt

A 3-year-old girl died in a smoky house fire in North Baltimore's Waverly neighborhood Sunday morning, despite an attempt by her father and a neighbor to save her. The girl's father, Tavon Williams, 33, said he was asleep in the house, and her mother was at work, when he smelled smoke about 9 a.m. He rushed to carry the couple's 8-month-old twins next door, then returned with a neighbor to try to rescue their sister, Azyrie Ariel Williams. But the smoke and fire were too thick. "By the time I turned around to go back up, it was too late," he said. The neighbor, Alonzo Bentley, 49, said he wasn't fully dressed yet when Williams came knocking on the door...

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