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Thursday, April 2, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Tots Ok After Taking 2-Story Tumble

By From Staff And Wire Reports

Two children fell from the second-story window of a house Thursday morning but suffered only minor injuries, Post Falls police say.

The 4-year-old girl and her 2-year-old brother were taken to Kootenai Medical Center but only as a precautionary measure, Sgt. Pat Kenner said. The names of the children were not released.

The children were playing in the girl’s bedroom at their home in the 300 block of West 22nd Street shortly before 9 a.m.

The children crawled up on top of a large plastic doll house and the nearby window sill while their mother was in the shower, Sgt. Kenner said.

“The girl and her brother were looking out the window and both of them were leaning on the screen and it just popped out,” Kenner said. “When it popped out, they went out with it.”

The children landed on a wooden deck below. When the officer arrived at the scene, the children were being loaded into an ambulance. Kenner said the children seemed apprehensive but appeared to be handling their tumble pretty well.

The children were treated at the hospital and released.

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