BRUSH, Colo. -

A 4-year-old boy has been killed in a house fire near Brush.

Authorities say they tried to rescue the boy who was trapped in the basement on Sunday, but they were unsuccessful.
    
Morgan County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jim Crone says the boy's mother, a 5-year-old sibling, grandmother and aunt were in the house when the fire broke out, but they managed to escape.