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Apartment Fire: Mother drops baby from 2nd floor, anonymous bystander catches

Killeen Apartment Fire
Posted at 1:23 PM, Nov 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-01 19:15:24-04

KILLEEN, Texas — A Killeen woman dropped her infant baby from a second floor window after the family's apartment caught on fire.

The fire started around 3:45 a.m. at an apartment building located at 502 Wyoming Street.

An anonymous bystander caught the baby.

Mom then escaped through the front door and ran downstairs.

Her brother managed to escape unharmed.

Killeen Fire Chief James Kubinski said mother and baby were taken to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in stable condition.

The city is trying to locate the Good Samaritan who caught the baby.

The Fire Marshal's office is investigating the cause of the fire.