Parents Throw Kids Out Window to Survive Fire

The parents of three children had to take drastic measures to save their lives.
1:46 | 12/09/11

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It was a five year. -- Five year old much Cairo and her family woke up Friday morning to flames and smoke in -- two Stanley -- and DeVon Shire in Detroit. The entire family was trapped upstairs. -- -- -- And captain -- -- next in the Kyra knew her parents through her her one year old sister and one month old brother out the window this -- -- 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 -- survive the fall. They knew they wouldn't survive the fire in a victim and I wouldn't they gave him -- -- -- Will it and so actually bury it again. 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 in temporary serious condition with smoke inhalation and several of her family members -- -- up. Firefighters say as budget cuts are put in place they worry they won't be able to arrive in time to save lives lakers. We just did the best we can't we -- Yes she lived 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 what -- -- thinking about. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- In Detroit can -- seven action news.

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