Firefighters save 2 children from house fire

A 3-year-old boy was found inside unconscious

EAST POINT, Ga. — The firefighters who rescued two children from a burning home in East Point on Monday are talking about the experience. Crews found the kitchen up in flames and then later found the children inside.

According to East Point fire officials, firefighters responded to a burning home on Valley View Drive and found two children inside, a 3-year-old boy was found unconscious and barely breathing and a 12-year-old girl was found by firefighter Scott Thompson, hiding in a closet. He pulled her out, and firefighters got both children out of the house.

Lt. Thompson said when they carried the 12-year-old out of the house, she was not breathing.

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