Toddler dropped from burning home - Philadelphia News

August 26, 2008 12:36:53 PM PDT
Firefighters say a 3-year-old boy was dropped from a window of a burning home in Kensington Tuesday morning.First reports of the fire along the 2500 block of Cedar Street came in just after 10:30 a.m. Flames inside 3-story home were brought under control in a little more than 10 minutes, but authorities say a man and a toddler required hospital treatment for breathing too much smoke.

The boy had to be dropped from a 3rd floor window to a group of painters that happened to be nearby. The painters then grabbed a ladder and helped the man to safety.

So far, there's no word on a cause of the fire in Kensington.

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