911 Calls Show Frantic Scene at Deadly Lauderhill Fire

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    NBC 6's Dan Krauth has the 911 calls from a fire that took the life of a child this week. (Published Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014)

    A memorial is growing outside of the townhome where an eight-year-old Lauderhill boy passed away. People have been dropping off flowers and stuffed animals as police released the 911 calls of what happened early Monday morning.

    Caller: "Next door there was a fire and it's big and there's a little boy stuck inside on the second, I don't know where the parents of these kids are."

    The 911 recordings captured the frantic moments after the townhome caught fire. Two young brothers were home alone inside. Nine-year-old Justin Isme managed to jump out a second story window and run to a neighbor who called 911.

    You can hear him talking to that neighbor while she was on the phone with police.

    Caller: "Where's your mom?
    Boy: "She was at work; my dad was here."
    Caller: "Where's your dad? Your dad left?
    Boy: "My dad left us."

    Eight-year-old Jayden was still trapped inside.

    Voice: "Jayden! Why didn't anyone get him before?"
    Boy: "I was trying to…"
    911: "And he's no longer responding to you?
    Caller: "No, oh my God please hurry up!"

    Fire crews showed up in a matter of minutes, but the roof started to collapse. Jayden died in the fire.

    Authorities are still trying to figure out an exact cause and police are determining if any charges will be filed.

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