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Florida boys rescue toddlers from burning home

OAKLAND, Fla. - Authorities say two boys rescued two young children from a burning mobile home in central Florida.

Ten-year-old Isiah Francis and 11-year-old Jeremiah Grimes rushed in to a neighbor's home around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in Orange County after a fire broke out and rescued a 1-year-old and an 8-month-old.

Isiah and Jeremiah say the smoke inside the home was so thick they could barely see.

"I was really scared because I thought I was going to get burned," Isiah told CBS affiliate WKMGin Orlando. "I was nervous because there was so much smoke it was hard for me to see."

Fire officials say two other children, ages 2 and 5, who live in the home were injured. One was taken to the hospital via medical helicopter. They were both in critical but stable condition at Arnold Palmer Hospital.

Orange County Fire Rescue says a total of four children and their father were in the home when the fire broke out.

The cause of the blaze hasn't been determined, but it is believed to have started on the stove.

WKMG reports investigators are trying to determine why the father did not get all the kids out, and what was on the stove that caused the fire to start.

Isiah said he has dreams of becoming a firefighter some day.

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