Family and dog escape house fire

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Fire investigators are trying to determine what started an early morning house fire.

This happened around 5:00 a.m. on East 36th Street in South Richmond.

We're told one of the women who lived in the home got up and smelled smoke. When she went down stairs she saw heavy smoke.

She was able to get another woman and a dog from the home. No one was hurt.

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