Boy saves 2-year-old sister from burning apartment

SALISBURY, Md. — An 11-year-old boy ran riot to rescue his younger sister from a burning apartment in Salisbury, Maryland on Tuesday.

An electrical fire started on November 22 from an electrical outlet in a bedroom of a two-story apartment building at Block 1300 of Jersey Road in Salisbury a press release by the Office of the State Fire Chief.

When the boy realized that there was a fire in the apartment, he quickly ran out of the building. But after safely outside, he saw his 2-year-old sister was still inside. The child ran back inside and rescued her from the second floor, suffering minor burns, authorities said.

According to the press release, over two dozen firefighters were on the scene and extinguished the fire within 10 minutes of their arrival.

The fire caused an estimated $250,000 in damage to the structure and another $40,000 in damage to the contents, officials said.

Two of the eight residential units in the apartment are uninhabitable as a result of the fire. Boy saves 2-year-old sister from burning apartment

Laura Coffey

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