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Grandmother saves grandson from burning bedroom

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Posted at 7:47 AM, Jan 27, 2022

Two people are safe after safe after an afternoon fire in Lafayette.

There, firefighters say a grandmother saved her 2-year-old grandson from the fire which was burning in a bedroom of the apartment.

Lafayette firefighters say they were called to an apartment fire in the 800 block of East Convent Street at 4:26 p.m Wednesday.

The occupant of the apartment called 911 and reported her bedroom was on fire.

LFD says the woman entered the room where her 2-year-old grandson was asleep and discovered the fire. She quickly grabbed the child from the bed and exited the apartment.

No one was injured.

Firefighters from three nearby stations arrived on the scene to assist. The fire was extinguished containing the damage to the bedroom, they say.

The bed and other items in the room were damaged by the fire. The cause is under investigation.