5-year-old girl wakes up, smells smoke, helps family escape house fire in Warren

WARREN, Mich. - A house fire in Warren could have been a lot worse if not for an alert 5-year-old girl.

A home on John B Avenue, near 8 Mile Road and Dequindre, caught fire Wednesday morning. The cause of the fire is not known.

The family of four escaped the fire safely after the 5-year-old girl woke up, smelled smoke and helped get her family members out of the home.

The fire started in the front living room area.

This is a developing story.

This is video from the scene on Wednesday morning:

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