House Fire Injures Child

Around 8 a.m. Friday morning, the Wichita Falls Fire Department responded to a house fire  located in the  3200 block of Birch Street.

A five-year-old boy was transported by AMR  to United Regional Hospital for second-degree burns. Other people inside the house were able to escape unscathed.

The fire caused $100,000 in damage to the house  and $50,000  in damage to the contents inside.

The fire  started in a closet before making its way to the attic. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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