Working Smoke Alarms Save Chatham-Kent Family

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Smoke alarms are being credited for saving the lives of a family in Chatham-Kent.

The Chatham-Kent Fire Department was called to Given Rd. around 5am Saturday morning.

Fire officials say working smoke alarms awoke two adults and a child who were able to escape the home safely.

It took dozens of firefighters from four stations to get the fire under control.

Chatham-Kent fire tweeted a couple of photos from the blaze with the caption, "Still need to be convinced working smoke alarms are important?"

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A house fire on Given Rd. in Chatham-Kent on July 13, 2019 (Photo courtesy of @ckfiredept via Twitter)