Driver Awakens Family As Fire Sweeps Through Their Home

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A passing neighbor woke a family when she saw a fire burning at a west Columbus home.

The fire started around 2:00 a.m. Tuesday at a home in the 600 block of Brixham Road.

Investigators say the fire started outside the house.

A woman who was driving by spotted the flames. She quickly called 911 then ran to the back of the home to wake the family inside.

Two adults and a child escaped safely and are expected to be okay.

The damage was contained to the front porch of the home.

Firefighters say the fire was accidental.

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