The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Crime & Courts

July 5, 2012

Neosho fire claims child's life

NEOSHO, Mo. — An early-morning fire at a mobile home outside of Neosho claimed the life of one child and caused another to be hospitalized.

According to a press release from the Neosho fire department, firefighters received a report of a single-wide trailer on fire near the intersection of Palm Road and Kingsland Road southwest of Neosho just before 2:00 a.m. Thursday.

When they arrived, the center portion of the trailer was on fire. After entering the trailer, firefighters found two children identified as 7 year-old Liam Lane and 4 year-old Sandra Lane.

Liam Lane was take to Freeman hospital in Neosho where he later died. Sandra Lane was airlifted to Mercy Hospital in Springfield for treatment of smoke inhalation. Her condition is not known.

Two adults, 34 year-old Josh Lane and 30 year-old Kassi Lane, were transported to Freeman West Hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation and later released.

 

1
Text Only
Crime & Courts
Local News
Sports
Facebook
Poll

Missouri's sales tax-free weekend begins Friday. Do you plan purchases around this weekend?

A. Yes.
B. No.
     View Results
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
NDN Video
Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN