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Five children escape house fire

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A Shreveport family narrowly escaped a fire Monday. Firefighters say a family of seven, five of those children, ran from their home as a blaze tore through it. An elderly man received minor burns to his face and was treated on sight. The fire happened in the 6700 Block of Beckett Street, just after 8 PM. Firefighters had the blaze under-control in about 20 minutes but the home looks to be a total loss. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

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