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Dog alerts family of fire in Springfield Twp.

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SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -- A family has their dog to thank for alerting them of a fire early Sunday morning.

A short time after6:00am, Springfield Township fire crews were called to the 1400 block of Meredith Drive for a report of a fire.

Officials say the fire started in the garage of the home and spread to the kitchen and living room. The family was alerted of the fire by the dog who smelled the smoke. Everyone was able to get out of the house without any injury.

The garage fire was so intense that it damaged a vehicle sitting in the driveway.

Damage is estimated to be at $40,000 dollars. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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