ELSMERE, KY (FOX19) - An Elsmere boy has died over a week after a fire broke out at his family's home.
Joseph Rickels died Wednesday morning, according to officials at Shriner's Hospital for Children.
The fire broke out the morning of June 26 at a home on Commanche Trail. When fire crews arrived, they found the 9-year-old boy trapped inside the home. He was rescued and taken to Shriner's.
Two adults and another child who were home at the time were able to escape.