Baltimore officials to rename street where boy died saving sister from fire

BALTIMORE - Stuffed animals are falling off of a stoop in the 300 block of Bruce Street where Monday a brave 8-year-old died in a fire after saving his sister's life. 

Soon the block will have a new name. 

Baltimore officials said Friday that Bruce Street will be renamed Decerio Coley Lane after the little boy who died trying to save his younger brother minutes after dangling his 4-year-old sister out of a window of a burning row house. 

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A vigil was held Friday evening where mourners paid respects to the family with hugs and a few more stuffed animals for the stoop. 

The song "He's got the world in his hands" echoed down the block. 

 

 

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