3-year-old boy killed in fire in Cincinnati’s West End neighborhood

Tray Ling

A 3-year-old boy is dead following a Monday afternoon fire in Cincinnati’s West End neighborhood, authorities confirm.The fire was reported around 3 p.m. at an apartment complex in the 1500 block of Winchell Avenue.According to officials on the scene, a 3-year-old boy and his grandmother were pulled from the building. […]

A 3-year-old boy is dead following a Monday afternoon fire in Cincinnati’s West End neighborhood, authorities confirm.The fire was reported around 3 p.m. at an apartment complex in the 1500 block of Winchell Avenue.According to officials on the scene, a 3-year-old boy and his grandmother were pulled from the building. That boy was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.Officials on the scene say the 3-year-old boy was lighting incense and caught a couch on fire. That boy then hid under a bed, officials said, as his grandmother struggled to pull him from the burning apartment. The child’s grandmother was eventually helped out of the building by a neighbor. Firefighters eventually found the boy inside and rushed him to the hospital. The grandmother was not injured.The fire is currently under control but crews say they will be on the scene for quite some time.Damage is estimated to be around $15,000.

A 3-year-old boy is dead following a Monday afternoon fire in Cincinnati’s West End neighborhood, authorities confirm.

The fire was reported around 3 p.m. at an apartment complex in the 1500 block of Winchell Avenue.

According to officials on the scene, a 3-year-old boy and his grandmother were pulled from the building. That boy was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Officials on the scene say the 3-year-old boy was lighting incense and caught a couch on fire. That boy then hid under a bed, officials said, as his grandmother struggled to pull him from the burning apartment.

The child’s grandmother was eventually helped out of the building by a neighbor. Firefighters eventually found the boy inside and rushed him to the hospital.

The grandmother was not injured.

The fire is currently under control but crews say they will be on the scene for quite some time.

Damage is estimated to be around $15,000.

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