Firefighters pull mother, two kids from apartment fire

Published: Oct. 15, 2017 at 9:27 AM EDT
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By: Kyra Branch l WCTV Eyewitness News

October 15, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- A mother and her two children are safe after being pulled from their burning apartment by firefighters with the Tallahassee Fire Department.

TFD says it got a call around 5:14 a.m. Sunday about a building fire in the 2700 block of Tharpe Street.

Once firefighters arrived, they found heavy smoke inside the apartment and located three people. Crews carried the mother and two children to safety, and they were transported to a local hospital.

TFD says the fire was quickly put out.

The State Fire Marshal's Office, along with TFD and the Tallahassee Police Department, is conducting an investigation.