Girl, 12, Wakes Parents In Time To Escape House Fire


A family of three was forced from a home by a fire.

A 12-year-old girl awoke to the smell of smoke inside the Poplar Street home around 10:20 p.m. Wednesday.

The girl awoke her parents and all were able to escape without injury. One of the adults in the home said that he believed it was a chimney fire.

The blaze spread to the roof and back of the home. The American Red Cross was called to assist the family.

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