Third Child Dies from Chester (PA) Fire

07/27/2013
A third young victim of an early-morning Wednesday fire in Chester (PA) died Friday evening, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer (http://bit.ly/16aw47I).   Moses McNight, 4, was taken off life support at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, a hospital spokesman said. He had been hospitalized since the fire in critical condition. Authorities have identified another child who died in the fire. Bella Sparrow McNight, 6, of Chester, died of smoke and soot inhalation and burns, according to the Delaware County Medical Examiner's Office. Amajhay H. Ferguson, 10, was also killed in the fire. Five firefighters suffered injuries. The two-alarm fire broke out just before 6:30 a.m. in the kitchen or...

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