Firefighters, Sheriff respond to baby left in hot car

CARMICHAEL, CA – Sheriff’s deputies and firefighters responded Friday to a baby left in a locked hot car in a Carmichael parking lot.

Deputies from the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department responded Friday to a parking lot off of Dewey Drive and Madison Avenue in Carmichael after they received a report of a baby locked inside a hot car.

Firefighters from the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District were dispatched to the scene to assist. Firefighters were able to break in to the car and rescue the child, who was hot and sweaty but alive. The child was taken to a local area hospital to be checked out.

The windows of the car were partially rolled down and it appeared that the vehicle might have been lived in.

Sheriff deputies are currently trying to locate and contact the parents or adult caretakers of the child.

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