Neighbors Help 103-Year-Old Woman Escape House Fire

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Associated Press

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Updated Thu, Nov 1, 2012 10:57 am

Quick-thinking neighbors banded together to save a 103-year-old woman from her burning eastern Ohio home.           

It happened Wednesday night when the garage caught fire at a home near Bridgeport in Belmont County.

Neighbors went into the home and helped the frail woman to safety.           

The woman's daughter said that the entire garage was engulfed before they noticed the home was on fire.

She was scrambling to get her mother outside when neighbors came to the rescue.

About eight of them helped get her clear of the house.           

The cause of the fire has not been determined. 

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