2-year-old Merced boy killed in fire
05/23/2012 8:38 AM
05/23/2012 10:28 PM
A 2-year-old boy was killed in a fire at a South Merced apartment complex Tuesday morning, the Merced Police Department reported.
Kareem Butler Jr. was trapped in a bedroom after the fire started in one of three units at an apartment building in the 100 block of East 12th Street, police said.
By the time fire crews arrived — four minutes after getting the report — the boy was dead, according to Merced City Fire Chief Mike McLaughlin.
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