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Miracle Rescue Saves Baby From N.J. House Fire « CBS New York-

August 26, 2010 5:25 PM

Firefighters battled a house fire in Trenton on August 26, 2010. They were able to rescue an 18-month-old boy from the fast-moving blaze.

Firefighters battled a house fire in Trenton on August 26, 2010. They were able to rescue an 18-month-old boy from the fast-moving blaze.

From julieparise

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS 2) – A fast-moving fire killed a little boy in New Jersey, but out of that tragedy emerged an incredible story of survival. Firefighters rescued a toddler who was treading water in the basement of his burning home, reports CBS 2′s Kathryn Brown. There were mixed emotions in Trenton – grief over the death of a seven-year-old boy, mixed with gratitude that an 18-month-old little boy miraculously managed to survive. Firefighters say it was nothing less than a miracle that 18-month-old Augustine Pope is still alive. When a raging fire tore through the home at midnight, his mother, aunt, and two little girls who were also sleeping there managed to escape to safety.

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