Sleeping family escapes massive fire in Gwinnett - CBS46 News

Sleeping family escapes massive fire in Gwinnett

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Firefighters say smoke alarms woke up sleeping residents at a Suwanee home just in time.

The family living at the house on the 4000 block of Hillcrest View Court called 911 at about 4 p.m.

When crews arrived on the scene, they found thick smoke and flames coming from the two-story home.

The fire burned through the roof and the back of the home, causing major damage. Investigators are still trying to determine what sparked the fire, but believe it started on a back wooden deck.

One family member suffered minor burns. The family was displaced, but do not need help from the Red Cross at this time.

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