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Friday, Jun 21 2013 05:24 PM

Child died of smoke inhalation in Oildale fire

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    Curtis McDonald, who lost his 21-month-old son in a fire on June 19, is consoled by family members, cousin Candace Doran, left, aunt Freida Doran, and cousin Tanya Dotson during a car wash fund raiser in Oildale.

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The coroner's office reported Friday that the child found dead in an Oildale home engulfed in flames died of smoke inhalation and his death was accidental.

A coroner's office news release said Aiden McDonald was 1 year, 9 months old when he died at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of Washington Avenue.

Kern County firefighters have said the cause of the blaze remains under investigation but is considered an accident.

- The Californian

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