Hialeah House Fire Sends 2 Toddlers, Adult To Hospital

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HIALEAH (CBSMiami) – The Hialeah Fire Department responded to a house fire late Saturday afternoon.

The blaze happened at 236 E 56th  Street and involved a rear bedroom where two toddlers were sleeping.

One female toddler sustained second degree burns to her arm.  Both children were treated for smoke inhalation along with an adult female.

The children are approximately two and four years old.

All three people were transported to a local hospital.

A view of an inside room of the home after members of the Hialeah Fire Department extinguished the blaze. (Source: Hialeah Fire Department)

A view of an inside room of the home after members of the Hialeah Fire Department extinguished the blaze. (Source: Hialeah Fire Department)

Sixteen residents in the area were displaced by the fire and are being assisted by the Red Cross.

The State Fire Marshalls Office and Hialeah Fire Prevention are investigating the cause of the fire.

Ten total unites responded to the house fire.

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