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Smoke alarm alerts children of fire in Lima home

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According to the Lima Fire Department, just after 3:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, six children were asleep at 731 North Main Street while their parents were working. According to the Lima Fire Department, just after 3:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, six children were asleep at 731 North Main Street while their parents were working.

A smoke alarm has saved six lives, as it alerts children that their house was on fire early Wednesday morning.

According to the Lima Fire Department, just after 3:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, six children were asleep at 731 North Main Street while their parents were working. The oldest child heard the alarm go off and saw flames in their room. They quickly got everyone out of the home and called 9-1-1. Fire was seen coming from the second story window, fire crews worked quickly to put it out.

Fire officials says that the fire caused $24,000 in damage. Investigators say a mattress laying against a baseboard heater is to blame. The Red Cross was called in to help the family displaced by the fire.

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