FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) — A toddler who spent days in the intensive care unit after being rescued from an apartment fire in west Fort Worth has died from her injuries.
The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office website identifies the little girl as Aaliyah Anderson.READ MORE: Amber Alert Canceled For Dallas Brothers Believed To Have Been With Murder Suspect Father
It was on September 21 when crews were called to a one-alarm fire at an apartment complex in the 9000 block of Brian Way Circle, near the West Loop and Interstate-30.READ MORE: COVID-19 Delta Variant 'Accelerating' In North Texas And Across The Nation
Firefighters arrived to heavy smoke coming out of at least one, second-floor unit. Firefighters were immediately told there could possibly be a child trapped inside and a search found Aaliyah in the back room of a unit. The toddler was taken by ambulance to Cook Children’s Medical Center in critical condition.
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The fire continues to be under investigation.