12-year-old breaks through window to escape house fire, mail carrier calls 911 after seeing smoke
BETHANY, Okla. – A 12-year-old boy in Bethany is recovering after a fire tore through his home on New Year’s Eve.
Officials say a mail carrier spotted the smoke and called 911.
When firefighters arrived, they saw thick smoke pouring from the home.
Authorities say the boy was at home alone and woke up to smoke filling the house.
We’re told he had to break through a window to escape the fire.
He was rushed to a nearby hospital with smoke inhalation and cuts.
No word on his condition at this time.
Investigators are currently trying to figure out the cause of the fire.