8-year-old boy rescues 6 relatives from fire, dies trying to save 7th – CNN.com


Watch this video(CNN) — An 8-year-old boy was killed in a mobile-home fire in upstate New York early Monday while attempting to rescue a disabled family member inside, according to authorities.

Tyler J. Doohan, of East Rochester, was staying at the home of relatives in the nearby town of Penfield on Sunday night, when he noticed a fire in the single-wide trailer, said Penfield Fire Chief Chris Ebmeyer.

As firefighters and sheriff\’s deputies responded to an emergency call around 4:45 a.m., Tyler was able to wake six other people in the small trailer, including two more children, ages 4 and 6, Ebmeyer said.

Then Tyler went back into the blaze to help his uncle who was disabled and would have bee

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