Third Child Dies from Chester (PA) Fire

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 dining room of a two-story beige-stucco house.

Firefighters arrived within five minutes of the first emergency call, and the fire was brought under control in 30 minutes.


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