MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A barking family dog may have saved the lives of a Red Wing family during a house fire early Saturday morning.

(credit: Red Wing FD)

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The Red Wing Fire Department says they were called to a home on the 1900 block of Burton Street just before 2 a.m., where they found an attached garage that was fully engulfed.

The fire soon spread to the home and its attic. Firefighters battled the blaze for more than two hours.

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(credit: Red Wing FD)

All residents, including a cat and dog, made it out safely. Crews needed to give the cat oxygen, but the animal is expected to be OK.

The fire department is investigating.

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