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2-year-old injured in Trumann fire, transported to Little Rock

TRUMANN, AR (KAIT) – Trumann fire investigators believe a heater located next to a couch, is to blame for an apartment fire that injured a 2-year-old boy.

According to Trumann Fire Chief Rick Winkles, the 2-year-old boy was transported to Children's Hospital in Little Rock. Winkles says it was out of precaution and his age.

The boy suffered burns to his left leg and arm, and is expected to be okay.

The TFD says the mother and baby were the only ones home at the time of the fire. Investigators say the fire started an upstairs apartment.

The building suffered damage the outside, and the inside had substantial smoke and water damage.

The building sits at 115 South Ozark Avenue and houses 4 apartments.

Region 8 News will continue to track this story and being you any new details as soon as they become available.

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