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      Family escapes early morning fire

      A Grand Traverse County family is safe after an early morning fire.

      A Grand Traverse County family is safe after an early morning fire.

      Fire crews were called to the home on the 300 block of George Street in East Bay Township just after midnight Tuesday.

      The four family members and a pet were alerted by the smell of smoke and quickly got out of the home. When crews arrived fire was seen through the roof.

      The fire was under control in less than 30 minutes. The fire damage is extensive and the family is being helped by the Red Cross.

      Nearly two dozen firefighters helped at the fire scene. The cause is still under investigation.