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News: Fire injures 5-year-old on First St in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, IA - According to KWQC, a playhouse fire injured a 5-year-old boy at 229 First St Tuesday.

First responders were dispatched to the scene around 4 p.m.

Fire crews extinguished a fire on a wooden playset in the home's backyard.

Rescue crews treated the 5-year-old at the scene and transported him to an area hospital in critical condition.

The Clinton County Sheriff's Office and the Iowa State Fire Marshalls Office are investigating the incident.

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