Newborn dropped off at local fire station
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (WSVN) -- A South Florida fire department made a surprising discovery at its doorstep.
According to firefighters, on Thursday, a woman knocked on the door of the fire station with a baby boy in her arms. She dropped off the child in a car seat and left.
The woman utilized Florida's Safe Haven law, which allows new mothers to drop off babies up to seven days old, no questions asked. "The program is working, it always has worked," said Coral Springs Fire Department Captain Mike Moser. "I was told that this was the 187th baby that was dropped off here in the State of Florida with the Safe Haven program. Obviously, it's much better than the alternative."
The child was taken to a nearby hospital for evaluation but appears to be just fine.
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