Family alerted by dogs in Kannapolis house fire

- A Kannapolis family is crediting their family dogs for helping them escape a house fire Thursday night.

Kannapolis firefighters responded to a reported structure fire on Wind Song Court in Remmignton Estates neighborhood around 11:40 p.m.

When firefighters arrived they found smoke coming from the attic of the home.

The family was alerted by their dogs before hearing the smoke alarms go off. Everyone  escaped the home safely.

The fire started in a charcoal grill on the back deck after being used earlier in the evening.

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