Burning home saved by closed door

Posted at 2:40 PM, Sep 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-29 14:40:13-04

A Snyder family is lucky to have their home, after flames erupted Monday afternoon.

The fire broke out about 1:30 p.m. on Bernhardt Drive. Firefighters tell 7 Eyewitness News closing the basement door helped keep the fire contained and saved the house from being destroyed by flames.

They also say working smoke detectors helped minimize the damage.

Nobody was hurt.

Investigators are still searching for a cause.




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