A four-alarm house fire early Friday in
Paige M. Ford, 7, was rescued through a window on the second story of the row house. She was suffering cardiac arrest, received
Her 4-year-old sister, Jymera D. Ford, was missing for several hours. Firefighters located her body in a second-floor bedroom.
The girls' mother, Tandra Ford, is being treated for smoke inhalation. Five other residents, including an 8-month-old boy, escaped without injury from the fire, which started at 6:05 a.m. in the 300 block of E. Harrison St.
The fire and smoke damaged three rowhouses on the block, and the
Three firefighters suffered minor injuries and were treated at a nearby hospital, and three others were treated at the scene. The fire took more than three hours to get under control.