Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Bright, blue skies and breezy winds out of the south will keep Saturday and Sunday pleasantly warm in the 70s!
DALLAS (April 11, 2013)—A fire that broke out in an apartment in Dallas claimed the life of a 50-year-old man, but three other residents of the unit escaped thanks to a 4-year-old boy.
Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans said the 4-year-old smelled smoke early Thursday and awakened his mother and father.
The three escaped by tying sheets together and climbing down from a second-floor balcony.
Evans said the 50-year-old man, who was also in the apartment, died at the scene.
Investigators are trying to determine what started the fire.