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Heroic Story Emerges Out Of Spartanburg Co. House Fire

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An upstate mother and her neighbor are being dubbed heroes after a house caught on fire in Spartanburg County.

According to Spartanburg County dispatchers, the call came in around 1 a.m. Wednesday for a working structure fire on Stribling Circle. That's near W O Ezell Blvd.

According to Fire Chief Scott Garrett with the Westview-Fairforest Fire Department, when they arrived on scene, flames were shooting out of the home. A mother and her four children were inside that home at the time of the fire.

Fire Chief Garrett says a smoke alarm alerted the family of the fire. He says the mom pushed her four kids out the front window, but she was stuck inside. A neighbor ran inside and helped get the mother out. The woman has been transported to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center for smoke inhalation.

Red Cross is assisting the family.

The fire department will be back on scene Wednesday morning to investigate the cause of the fire.
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