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Child injured when Pittsfield ceiling collapses

Posted at: 12/24/2012 10:42 AM
By: Associated Press

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A 1-year-old girl suffered minor scratches and bruises when the ceiling collapsed in her family's Pittsfield apartment.

Fire officials say the girl and a 3-year-old sibling were watching television at about 3 p.m. Sunday when the ceiling fell.

Their parents immediately called 911.

The girl was taken to Berkshire Medical Center as a precaution.

The sibling was not injured.

Fire officials tell The Berkshire Eagle (http://bit.ly/Y7nbon ) that the apartment's owners agreed to find alternate housing for the family.

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 Information from: The Berkshire (Mass.) Eagle, http://www.berkshireeagle.com

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