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Three teens escape house fire in Wake Forest

Posted August 22, 2008 11:43 a.m. EDT
Updated August 22, 2008 12:30 p.m. EDT

— 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.