KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A Kansas City woman is under arrest after firefighters found her 5-year-old son alone in their burning apartment.
KCTV reports the fire broke out around 11:30 a.m. Thursday in a second-floor unit at an apartment complex on the city's east side.
Firefighters quickly extinguished the flames and got the boy out safely.
Police said the mother returned home a short time later. She was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment.
The child has been taken into the care of the Missouri Children's Division.
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