Two people — one of them a small child — were found dead inside a Mesa apartment that had caught fire Tuesday afternoon, Mesa police said.
The Mesa Fire and Medical Department was called to the apartment, in the 500 block of South Country Club Drive, about 4:30 p.m., on a report of smoke in a residence, police said.
Firefighters found a fire that had nearly been extinguished inside an apartment’s bedroom, police said.
Firefighters also found the adult and small child, who were pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Their identities were not available Tuesday night.
Police said the cause of the fire still was under investigation late Tuesday.
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