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AKRON -- A family escaped an early morning house fire Tuesday after flames ignited in the basement.

The Akron Fire Department responded to the scene just after midnight on North Arlington Street near Carroll Street.

Fire crews say the blaze started with a wood burning stove and quickly spread through the chimney and walls.

Three adults were able to escape the home before firefighters arrived. Officials say no one was transported to the hospital.

Authorities are still investigating the situation.

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