Mother, child die in Colorado apartment fire

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) Authorities say a woman and her 3-year-old child died during an apartment fire in Pueblo on Christmas Day.

According to KMGH-TV, the fire was reported at 4:36 a.m. Wednesday and firefighters were able to contain it in about an hour. The television station reports a grandmother and another child in the apartment were able to leave the unit safely.

Authorities say one firefighter was injured and taken to a hospital but it's unclear how severe the injuries are.

The fire engulfed three apartments. People in two of the apartments made it out safely.

Investigators are looking into the cause of the fire.

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