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Three teens escape house fire in Wake Forest

Firefighters had to cut a hole in the roof at 304 Mockingbird Lane in Wake Forest Friday to battle a blaze that began around 9:30 a.m.

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WAKE FOREST, N.C. — Three teenaged brothers escaped from a fire at their Wake Forest home on Friday morning.

Brandon Dooris said he smelled smoke when he woke up around 9:30 a.m. in the home at 304 Mockingbird Lane. Dooris woke up his two brothers and got them out safely, he said.

Rolesville firefighters had to knock a hole in the roof to put out the flames.

The fire marshal was investigating how the fire started. The blaze is believed to have started in a second-floor closet.

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