Family of six escapes early morning fire in Harlan Township

HARLAN TWP., Ohio -- A family of six escaped an early morning house fire in Harlan Township.

The flames broke out at about 4:10 a.m. in the 7600 block of Templin Avenue, according to officials.

9 On Your Side’s Dave Marlo spoke with the resident’s son who said six people lived in the home, including a 14-month-old baby.

The son says one of the residents noticed the fire and was able to get everyone out of the home safely.

The baby was sleeping directly above the flames, according to the son.

The residents will be staying with family and the Red Cross is assisting them.

Fire investigators have not yet determined the cause of the flames.

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