Missing child alert issued for Brevard boy last seen near deadly house fire

Last Updated: Monday, June 12, 2017, 5:31 AM EDT

The search is ongoing for a 9-year-old boy in Brevard County who was last seen near a deadly house fire. 

  • 9-year-old boy reported missing
  • He may be with two adults, traveling in a boat
  • All three lived in a house that caught fire in Brevard

A missing child alert has been issued for Sebastian Meachum, who was reported missing after a deadly house fire in Malabar Sunday morning.

Investigators say Meachum disappeared from the 800 block of Atz Boulevard. Authorities said the boy may be with Tony and Chrissy Hughes, both 39. 

All three lived at the house.

Firefighters were called to the home at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The house was severely damaged.

One person was found dead inside, but firefighters were unable to continue searching the house because of unsafe conditions. 

Tony Hughes was last seen wearing a black Harley Davidson t-shirt, blue jeans and black boots.

Authorities said they may be traveling in an 18-foot boat.

Law enforcement is advising anyone who might see them to call 911 or the Brevard County Sheriff's Office at 321-264-5217.