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"You take any child out of a mother's arms or grasp and they're going to lose it. That's why they did. So in true firefighter form, we found some teddy bears in the fire station to make it as easy as possible considering the situation," Kenyatta Parker told KTRK.
They also gave the children snacks and water.
"It was a traumatic experience for the kids." Two little boys, abandoned by their mom at a Houston fire station. Firefighters stepped up to help comfort the kids as much as they could--with some teddy bears they found.FULL STORY --> http://abc13.co/1UDTCYNPosted by ABC 13 Houston on Tuesday, September 8, 2015
The children are too old to be considered for Texas' Safe Haven law. Under the law, parents are permitted to drop off a baby 2 months old and younger without legal penalties.
The mother was not charged and it is unclear if she will face charges.
The two boys are in CPS custody as authorities try to find other relatives, KTRK reported.
A custody hearing was underway Tuesday afternoon.