Girl rescued from hot car after doors lock automatically


AURORA | The Aurora Fire Department says a little girl is safe after they broke the window of a locked car to rescue her.

Authorities say the car doors automatically locked when the mother turned on her car engine, then got out to put the child in the back seat in a parking lot in south Aurora on Friday.

According to KMGH-TV (, firefighters believe it was an accident. The woman and child were not identified.

Firefighters say the temperature in a car can rise sharply in hot weather and endanger the lives of people or pets locked inside.

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