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Child Hero Saves Family From Flames

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SHREVEPORT, La -

Shreveport fire crews were busy putting out an early morning house fire after 6 people living inside escaped.

Fire officials arrived on scene at 4:39 this morning to the 4800 block of Rightway avenue.

Officials say 4 adults and 2 children were inside when the fire started.


It took crews only 20 minutes to get the blaze under control.

Fire officials say an 11-year-old living in the home saw flames coming from the stove in the kitchen.

The child was able to warn family members and everyone got out safely.

A fireman was treated on the scene during the fight with the blaze but wasn't transported to a hospital.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

 

 

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