Good Samaritan helps residents escape house fire

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MADISON, ILLINOIS  - Three people escaped from a house fire uninjured early Monday with the help of a good Samaritan who woke them and alerted them that their home was on fire.

The home caught fire just after midnight on Fifth Street near Canal Drive.

All were able to escape unharmed.

It took several fire departments to extinguish.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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