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Child Survives Seven Story Fall



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    LONDON - OCTOBER 23: A fire truck races to an emergency call October 23, 2002 in London, United Kingdom. Deputy British Prime Minister John Prescott has warned that firefighters will be risking lives if they go on strike for a 40 percent pay raise as they have threatened. Full-time firefighters are planning to begin the series of eight day walkouts over 36 days October 29, 2002. The Army, Royal Navy and RAF are on standby to provide cover along with 4,000 part-time firefighters with the Retained Firefighters Union (RFU). (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

    A toddler fell 7 stories on Friday - and lived.

    D.C. fire officials say they got the call of an injured child around 6 p.m.  The fall happened on the 800 block of Southern Avenue Southeast.

    The child, a two-year-old, had serious injuries, and was medevaced for treatment to the hospital.