Dog alerts family to fire inside NH home without working smoke detectors

BARNSTEAD, N.H. (WHDH) - A dog is being credited with helping a family escape from a home that went up in flames in Barnstead, New Hampshire on Saturday.

Two firefighters suffered minor injuries while battling the blaze.

Investigators determined there were no working smoke alarms in the house.

A family dog that barked is being credited with alerting family members of the fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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