A child died after being pulled out of a burning apartment

A 4-year-old boy who was pulled from the second floor of a burning apartment building died Sunday afternoon, according to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office. Firefighters found the child, paramedics began performing life-saving procedures and then rushed the boy to Children’s Wisconsin, where he died. The fire department was called to the scene near North 84th Street and Mill Road at approximately 3 p.m. Neighbor Lashanda Blackmer said, “When I get out of the car, all you can hear is ‘Please, no!'” help me! Not my child, not my child.” She said she tried to find the boy in the smoke-filled building, and Blackmer said: “I was inside her house. We were literally on the stairs trying to get to the little boy.” When the smoke became too much for her to continue searching, Blackmer said she held on to the mother’s side until Milwaukee firefighters pulled the boy from the flames. “Calm down, I’ll be here for you, I won’t let you go.” your side. Your son will be fine. But then when they took him out and I saw him, I still kept my faith.” Blackmer said, “Nobody wants to see or hear that their son is dead, like no. And that really messed me up.” “Hysterical. I could have passed out. I’m just lucky it wasn’t my baby.” As the builder racks his brains over the loss, Milwaukee police said they are investigating the cause of the fire. Police said the cause “doesn’t look suspicious.”

A 4-year-old boy who was pulled from the second floor of a burning apartment building died Sunday afternoon, according to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Firefighters found the child, paramedics began performing life-saving procedures and then rushed the boy to Children’s Wisconsin, where he died.

The fire department was called to the scene near North 84th Street and Mill Road at approximately 3 p.m

WISN 12 News’ Kendall Keys spoke with a woman at the scene who said she heard screams and ran into the smoke-filled building in an attempt to save the child.

Neighbor Lashanda Blackmer said, “When I get out of the car, all you can hear is ‘Please, no!'” help me! Not my child, not my child.”

She said she tried to find the boy in the smoke-filled building.

“I was inside her house,” Blackmer said. “We were literally on the stairs trying to get to the little boy.”

When the smoke became too much for her to continue searching, Blackmer said she held on to the mother’s side until Milwaukee firefighters pulled the boy from the flames.

“Calm down, I’ll be here for you, I’m not going to leave your class. Your son will be fine. But then when they took him out and I saw him, I still had faith,” Blackmer said.

Police say the boy died of his injuries hours later.

Blackmer said, “Nobody wants to see or hear that their son is dead, like no. And that really messed me up.” “Hysterical. I could have passed out. I’m lucky it wasn’t my baby.”

While Nugget is racking her brains over the loss, Milwaukee police said they are investigating the cause of the fire. Police said the reason “doesn’t look suspicious”.

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