'We Wouldn't Have Survived the Fire'

Michigan family drops children out second story window to survive.
1:49 | 12/10/11

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It was -- five years. -- me and -- east -- screeners. Five year old -- Cairo and her family woke up Friday morning to flames and smoke in his two -- flat and DeVon Shire in Detroit. The entire family was trapped upstairs. Level. -- don't. -- -- -- next in the Kyra knew her parents through her her one year old sister and one month old brother out the window isn't the upstairs. Window from which mom and dad through their three children including. A newborn baby this blanket -- on the ground a reminder of the fall they say they didn't know if their children was survived the fall. They knew they wouldn't survive the fire in a victim and and we -- they gave him means. -- it canceled actually -- it yet. Firefighters are still investigating the cause -- -- someone illegally hooked up power to the home they don't know who. They say they arrived just in time to say the 79 year old woman trapped in the downstairs flat. Rescue crews rushed her to the hospital and temporary serious condition with smoke inhalation and several of her family members or check. Firefighters say as budget cuts are put in place they worry they won't be able to arrive in time to save lives like hers we just -- the best we can't -- weekend. Yes she looked in she -- This Stanley now is thankful they survived while wondering how they will rebuild. Even this simple things like diapers cribs and clothes are gone -- -- -- thinking about. And Bob Hope. Your coat. Pull that back. Even -- a -- anymore. In Detroit can -- seven action news.

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