By Associated Press - Sunday, January 8, 2017

PLEASANT GROVE, Fla. (AP) - An 11-year-old boy is in serious condition after a fire broke out at a Florida apartment complex.

Escambia County Sheriff’s deputies spotted the fire while patrolling early Saturday morning. They broke windows in the apartment to help residents escape. The unidentified child and his parents were taken to the hospital where he remains in serious condition with burns on a large part of his body. County officials said his parents suffered smoke inhalation.

The Pensacola News-Journal ( reports the fire was confined to one apartment in the building, but damage cause 19 residents to be displaced.


Information from: Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal,

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