Springfield boy, 4, dies of injures from house fire

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP)- A 4-year-old boy has died of injuries sustained in a house fire in southwestern Missouri’s Springfield.

Springfield Fire Department spokeswoman Cara Erwin tells the Springfield News-Leader () that the boy died shortly before 2 a.m. Friday. His name was not immediately released.

Authorities say the boy was pulled by a neighbor from the burning home about 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

Erwin says the child’s father managed to escape with his 1-year-old son. They were treated at a hospital.

The 4-year-old’s funeral arrangements are pending.

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