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Colo. firefighters save father, son from house fire

The two were sleeping and didn't realize there was a fire until firefighters rescued them

By Mitchell Byars
The Daily Camera

BOULDER, Colo. — Boulder firefighters were able to safely get a father and son out of their house at 3544 Kirkwood Place after it caught fire early this morning, according to officials.

Firefighters responded to the house after a neighbor reported seeing fire outside the house at 1:23 a.m. today, according to Boulder Fire Department spokeswoman Kim Kobel.

The fire then spread to the attic of the house. A father and son who lived in the house were inside sleeping and did not know there was a fire until firefighters were able to evacuate them from the building. Kobel said there were smoke detectors in the house but that they did not go off for some reason.

Full story: Boulder firefighters rescue father and son from house fire early Tuesday morning 




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