please keep the ones who lost things in the storms that hit and the ones who lost love ones in the coast guard chopper crash and to the family in ohio of the school shooting and as all ways keep our brothers sisters who go out every day to keep us safe and a friend of mine found this out please keep in prayer found out last week that he has another next to it and its getting bigger to and when they did the test 2 days ago they found 8 huge bumps all together now so we are very worried and now we just have to wait until monday to find out
Infant dies in Hamilton apartment fire
Posted: Jan 03, 2012 3:13 PM CST
Updated: Jan 03, 2012 8:40 PM CST
Video Gallery WEB EXTRA: Floor collapses, blows out windows after Hamilton fire
Volunteers work to remove items from adjacent businesses in a Hamilton fire Tuesday (WGEM News)HAMILTON, Ill. (WGEM) -- An infant has been confirmed dead as an apartment fire claimed multiple businesses in the 900 block Broadway.
Hamilton Mayor Steve Woodruff confirms to WGEM News that an infant has died in the fire. Nearly 20 people were rescued as the fire from apartments in the area as the fire began.
"We tried going into the building that was on fire, and there was people screaming at the front of it. We were able to get the ladder and the firemen came around and we were able to get the couple down the front of the building," said Woodruff.
Fire crews were called to the building on Broadway Street around 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, where the fire began in apartments above Wayne's Appliance and an adjacent empty storefront.
Nearby businesses evacuated and owners rushed to get their valuables out. Those stores include Wayne's Appliance, Lacy's Beauty Salon and Woodie's Clipper Shop. One of those buildings was being bulldozed Tuesday night.
Woodruff says over a dozen residents have been displaced by the fire.
Crews from Hamilton, Warsaw, Carthage and Keokuk are all on the scene.
Broadway remains shut down to traffic at this time.
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1 hour ago+2
Share | FlagMy heart is aching, I was passing through there and I paused to Pray for the family who lost their baby. All those who lost fighting the fire, may you be safe. Heaven has a new Angel. uscctony
3 hours ago-7
Share | FlagDid crews on the scene not know there was an infant inside when they reported "everyone in the building got out safely?" Owlinn
4 hours ago+6
Share | FlagI just read on KHQA that the 6 month old infant passed away :(
very sad day in the s e part of iowa sunday a 3 alarm fire broke out and a family lost there trailer home do to a hot water heater and not sure of the two cats ? home is a lose in quincy il a other family lost there home to a fire and little child is still in the care of the Hospital and air lifed to a other Hospital fire dept said a over loaded electrical system today 1/3/12 a 3 alarm fire broke out in hamilton il that took a liife of a baby at time of this post fire depts was still at the fire will be posting a pic
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