Phoenix fire: 7-month-old boy dead after being pulled from a hot car in north Phoenix

PHOENIX - Phoenix fire says a months-old child is dead after being rescued from a hot car in north Phoenix.

Authorities were called to the area of 44th Street and Greenway Road around 4 p.m. on Friday after a 7-month-old boy was found locked in a hot car.

Police said the baby was in the car for "several hours" although an exact time is unknown.

The baby was dead when help arrived, officials said. He was not taken to a hospital.

Officials said the family was unaware that the baby was left behind in the vehicle.

No additional information was immediately available.