5 Year Old Found Alone In Burning Apartment

Date 2014/3/28 4:32:14 | Topic: News

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Firefighters rescued a 5-year-old boy from his burning apartment, and his mother is facing charges for leaving her son alone.
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The 5-year-old was discovered alone in the residence when firefighters responded to the apartment fire about 11:30 a.m. Thursday. The fire was reported in the second floor of the residence in the 2000 block of Park Tower Driver, Kansas City police told KCTV5.

Firefighters put the fire out quickly and got the boy to safety. The boy is doing OK.

The mom returned home shortly after the fire was put out. Kansas City police arrested the woman for child endangerment, police department Officer Darin Snapp said.

Charges are pending.

Missouri social workers took the boy into their care.



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