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Couple escapes house fire in Chatfield

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(KTTC) -- An elderly couple escapes a fire after being awakened by the smoke alarm.

It happened about six miles north of Chatfield around 2:40 Sunday morning.

According to the Chatfield Fire Department, the 87-year-old woman noticed her kitchen curtains were on fire and woke up her 86-year-old husband to leave the house.

The Chatfield Fire Chief said the fire was electrical and started in the fuse box of the home.


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