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21-year-old mother dies after being pulled from apartment fire in Cleveland

East 143rd Street apartment fire.
Posted at 6:03 PM, Jun 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-13 18:05:07-04

CLEVELAND — A 21-year-old mother who was pulled from an apartment fire early Thursday morning has died, according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner.

Cleveland firefighters responded to East 143rd Street near Milverton, just north of Kinsman Avenue. Fire crews rescued a baby, bringing the child down a ladder from a third-floor bedroom window. Crews also retrieved the mother, 21-year-old Jade Davis, carrying her down the stairs.

Both Davis and her baby were transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition. Davis died on Friday, according to the medical examiner.

The baby's current condition is unknown at this time.

In total, seven residents were transported to the hospital after the fire. One firefighter was injured, authorities said.

The cause of the fire remains unknown but Cleveland Fire said it was most likely accidental.

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