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.