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4 people, 2 dogs escape burning home

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Around 4:30 a.m. firefighters were called to a home on Boaires Lane, near the intersection of Hikes and Goldsmith Lanes. Around 4:30 a.m. firefighters were called to a home on Boaires Lane, near the intersection of Hikes and Goldsmith Lanes.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Four people and two dogs were able to escape from a burning home Tuesday morning.

Around 4:30 a.m. firefighters were called to a home on Boaires Lane, near the intersection of Hikes and Goldsmith Lanes.

Investigators said an overheated electrical cord sparked the fire in the back of the home. Captain Sal Melendez with Louisville Fire and Rescue said a smoke detector alerted the family in time for them to exit the home safely.

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