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Five alarm fire destroys home in Helen

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Crews from five fire departments in Raleigh County responded to a home in Helen on Thursday, March 7 after a blaze broke out that destroyed the house.  The call came in to emergency services at around 10 a.m. to the fire on Check Alley Road.

A family including two young kids lived at the home.  A neighbor tells 59News that he broke down the door and ran into the burning house to save the kids, who he thought were still inside.  The whole family is safe, and officials said that there were no injured.

There is no information on what cause the fire at this time.  59News will have more details as they become available.