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Family escapes fire through windows

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Posted at 3:26 PM, Feb 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-12 17:26:08-05

A family is OK after escaping a house fire through the windows. 

The incident happened on Feb. 6, according to a Customs and Border Patrol media release.

An agent patrolling the area near Pisinemo saw flames blocking the house's front door and called the fire department.

As a he knocked on the windows to alert those inside, the agent rescued a small child passed through a window. 

Tohono O'odham firefighters and other Border Patrol agents worked to put the fire out. 

No one was injured except the initial agent who arrived. He sustained minor burns.