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Published July 06, 2011, 07:37 AM

Moorhead family escapes house fire

Moorhead, Minn. (WDAY TV) - Smoke detectors may have saved a Moorhead family overnight. Firefighters were called to 1017 6th Avenue North just before 11 p.m. Tuesday.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Homeowner Ben Sorenson got all four of his kids out of the home, two boys and two girls, ranging from three to seven years old. The family went to bed early after a long weekend at the lake.

A central fire alarm woke Sorenson. He says his golden retriever was still in the house as firefighters battled the blaze.