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Toddler Scales Massive Trash Heap On Balcony, Falls 15 Feet

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This story is an awful combination of gross and tragic: a 2-year-old girl was seriously hurt after scaling about three feet of trash and tumbling over the balcony of the second-story apartment where she lived. Now a child welfare agency is investigating the living conditions of the little girl's home.This happened Tuesday night in Pomona, and the child suffered trauma in the 15-foot fall, according to City News Service. She landed on concrete below, The Daily Bulletin reported. She was airlifted to a hospital.

The Los Angeles County Department of Family and Child Services is being called in to investigate the child's living conditions.