Three-year-old hurt in Galesburg house fire
A three-year-old boy was hospitalized for treatment of burns after he was rescued from a burning Galesburg home.
The child was reportedly trapped after fire broke out in a house in the 800 block of Oak Street just before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
The Galesburg Register-Mail reports heavy fire and smoke were visible when firefighters arrived at the home.
Everyone had reportedly escaped except the three-year-old boy, whom firefighters found near a bedroom. The boy was handed off to a police officer through a window.
He reportedly suffered burns and was flown to a hospital in the Chicago area.
The two adults and two other children reportedly escaped unharmed.
The cause of the fire was not yet released.Submit Your Photo