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Smoke alarm alerts man house is on fire in Ford, WA

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Fire authorities say smoke detectors likely saved the life of a man in Ford, WA when his home caught fire. Just after 4:30 Wednesday morning, fire crews responded to a house fire in the 7700 block of Loralee St. Way. 

The man who lives inside the home says he was sleeping when he woke up to his smoke detector going off and saw his house was on fire. He was the only one in the home and was able to get out safely. He is expected to be okay. 

When firefighters arrived on scene, flames were shooting out of the home. They were able to get the fire under control quickly. The cause is still under investigation. 

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