Flames Force 11 From Home

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WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP -- Smoke and flames forced 11 people, including seven children, out into the cold in Schuylkill County.

Responders said a fire started at the home on Rock Road near Pine Grove around 1 a.m.

Authorities said flames shot through the windows on the second floor.

According to fire crews, everyone made it out safely.

Firefighters are investigating the cause of the flames.