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Doctors trying to save life of 6-year-old, neighbors hope to help his family

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SPOKANE, Wash. - A six-year-old boy is being treated in the Harborview Burn Unit Wednesday night after a fire broke out in the trailer his family was living in late Tuesday on North Havana Street. 

Neighbors told KHQ the family was about to move, but that the fire destroyed their entire trailer. They were all treated for burns. 

Neighbors spent a few hours on the property Wednesday trying to salvage what they could from the damage, and they also sifted through scrap metal to cash in to give money to the family. 

The six-year-old is with his mother in Seattle but his dad and 2 siblings, an 11-year-old, and a baby, are staying at a motel in Spokane. 

Doctors expect to keep the six-year-old in Seattle for at least the next few weeks. Friends are working to organize a donation drive for the family.


The family says the kids are in need of school supplies and clothes. If you're interested in donating, you can email Allison Flicker (Allison.Flicker@KHQ.com) and she can put you in touch with the right people.

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