- Associated Press - Monday, December 7, 2015

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Officials say a 24-year-old man rescued four young children from a burning home after cries from the youngest one woke him up.

A statement from the Chattanooga Fire Department says Johnny Robinson got his cousin’s four children, ages 1 to 4, out of the home Monday morning before firefighters arrived. The statement says Robinson found the home ablaze after a crying infant woke him up.

Battalion Chief Lesley Morgan says it appears the blaze was accidental, though it isn’t clear what sparked it. The statement says Robinson was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation, and the children didn’t appear to be injured.

The Fire Department says no working smoke detectors were found in the home.

Firefighters say the children’s parents were at work at the time of the fire.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide