Okaloosa Sheriff’s deputies save child from burning home
Published: Jul. 27, 2022 at 3:34 PM CDT
OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Two Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Deputies are being treated at a local hospital for smoke inhalation after they saved an autistic child from a burning home, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.
The sheriff’s office got the call of a home that caught fire on Whispering Oaks Lane near Fort Walton Beach Wednesday afternoon. Deputies went into the home and found the child on the second floor in a bedroom. They were able to bring him out to safety.
The sheriff’s office stated both deputies are expected to be okay.
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