A western Pennsylvania toddler got a ride home in a fire truck parade three days after he nearly died when a stove he was playing on fell onto him.
Marc Jackson Jr.'s father is a Sipesville firefighter, and several surrounding companies in Somerset County arranged a parade of six fire trucks to deliver the boy to his home in Jenner Township on Thursday.
Marc Jackson Sr. was away at firefighter training when the 2 1/2-year-old boy opened the oven door and climbed onto or into the disconnected stove, which fell over onto him, causing the boy's breathing and heart to stop Monday afternoon.
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The boy's mother is a nurse who immediately performed CPR and called 911.
The stove was being stored on the family's enclosed porch while their home about 50 miles southeast of Pittsburgh was being remodeled.