6-year-old in critical condition after being rescued from basement of burning Akron home

  • Source: WEWS-TV IBS 5 Cleveland
  • Published: 05/10/2019 06:54 AM

A 6-year-old is in critical condition at Akron Children's Hospital after being rescued from the basement of a burning home, according to the Akron Fire Department. Firefighters responded to a house fire on Laffer and Iroquois avenues at about 7 p.m Thursday. The family was home at the time of the fire, but no other members were injured. A firefighter who responded to the fire was injured from a cause unrelated from the fire, according to Akron fire officials. The firefighter was treated and is fine. Fire officials say the home is a total loss.


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