A deadly house fire is under investigation in Oneida County.

UPDATED 2:38 p.m. - State Police have released the name of the girl killed in Sunday afternoon's house fire in the Village of Vernon.

Eight-year old Zoey Brown was found by firefighters in a second-floor bedroom.

The child's mother and five other children were able to get out of the house safely.

Investigators were back on the scene today to continue to search for a cause of the fire.

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A deadly house fire is under investigation in Oneida County.

Several fire departments responded along with New York State Police after Oneida County 911 received a call from Andrea Brown at approximately 3:45pm on Sunday, April 3, 2016 saying that her home was on fire and she was trying to get six children out of the home.

According to a written release, emergency responders were not able to get into the home initally because of the heavy fire and smoke on the first floor.  The home which was "fully engulfed in flames."  Emergency responders say that Brown stated that one of her children was unaccounted for and thought to be still inside the house.

Emergency responders from the Vernon Fire Department found the body of a child in a bedroom on the second floor.  It is believed to be that of Brown's missing 8-year-old girl.  An autopsy by the Onondaga County Medical Examiner's Office is scheduled for today to positively her.

The name of the victim will be released following positive identification.

State police were assisted at the scene by the Vernon Fire Department, Verona Fire Department, Vernon Center Fire Department, Sherrill-Kenwood Fire Department, and the Oneida Castle Fire Department.