5-year-old on life support after being pulled from fire

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Courtesy: NLVFD, Facebook

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (KLAS) — A 5-year-old girl pulled out of a flaming apartment building on Saturday is now on life support, according to her family.

North Las Vegas firefighters received multiple calls around 8:30 a.m. for reports of smoke coming from a two-story complex located near North 5th Street and Carey Avenue, the agency stated in a Facebook post.

Crews arrived on scene and were told that children were still inside the building.

Firefighters found a girl on the second floor and rushed her to the hospital. According to a family member, the 5-year-old child is on life support at UMC.

A GoFundMe has been started for the family. If you would like to donate, CLICK HERE. Nearly $5,000 of the $10,000 goal has been raised.

A total of four people were taken to the hospital. A grandmother and three of her grandchildren are in the ICU, according to the description in the GoFundMe.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. The agency estimates about $150,000 in damages. No firefighters were injured.

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