Children Locked in Burning Home

Issue 7 and Volume 81.

Children Locked in Burning Home One child is dead, her ten-year old brother is in a critical condition and two older sisters are seriously burned from a blaze that occurred after their parents had left them locked in a bedroom. The older folks had left the home to aid a neighbor whose automobile was stuck in the road. Rather than leave the children with nearby persons, the youngsters were locked in a bedroom. The children were awakened from their slumbers by fire among the bed clothes. The room was next to the kitchen. An overheated kitchen stove pipe started the trouble. The two little girls rushed to safety and forgot about their five-year old sister, in the excitement. The child was trapped before assistance could be summoned. The boy proved himself a hero. Although badly burned, and clad only in his underclothes, he rushed to a neighbor for help, returned…

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