WASHINGTON — Authorities say six people were injured in an early-morning fire at a southeast Washington apartment building.
Fire officials say the blaze was reported early Thursday in the 2800 block of Denver Street southeast. Officials say some residents were trapped and were hanging out of second-floor windows when firefighters arrived.
Officials say six people were taken to the hospital for treatment, including three children, but information about their conditions was not available.
HOUSTON (CBS Houston)
A 10-year-old boy was rescued from a Southwest Houston home Monday afternoon. Reports indicate that fire broke out at the home, located on Kelling at West Orem just before 2 p.m.
As smoke billowed form the home, the young boy was pulled from the home by firefighters and was then taken by ambulance to be Hermann Hospital;
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News • August 5th, 2013
Aug. 05–A mother, her 19-year-old son and 9-year-old daughter were rescued by firefighters on an aerial ladder early yesterday morning when a raging three-alarm fire left them trapped on the top floor of their Lynn apartment building, Lynn District Fire Chief Jack Barry said.
“The guys did a great job containing the fire to facilitate those rescues,” Barry said. “It’s not an easy feat for people to get on a ladder and climb down, but there was absolutely no way they were coming down the stairs with the amount of heat and smoke that was on the first floor.”
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