Boy in critical condition after fall at Everett home

(Information from: The Daily Herald,

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a boy was taken to the hospital in critical condition after falling out of a window in his south Everett home.

The Daily Herald reports the boy believed to be 5 years old fell 25 feet (8 meters) onto concrete Monday, according to Assistant Fire Marshall Steve Goforth.

The child was taken to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett.

In mid-June, two young Everett area boys fell out of open windows and were hurt.

In 2017, there were at least 21 reports of window falls in the county, according to a state Department of Health report.