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Santa helps save family from house fire

Dec 21, 2021, 10:35 AM
Santa Clause chats with members of the Reliance Fire Company on December 18. Santa was riding in a ...
Santa Clause chats with members of the Reliance Fire Company on December 18. Santa was riding in a fire truck when he noticed fire coming from the edge of the roof a three-story home and helped firefighters alert a family to the blaze.

NEW JERSEY (WABC) — Santa Claus came to a New Jersey town a little early and ended up giving a family the greatest gift of all … their lives.

Fire officials say Santa was riding on top of a Reliance Fire Company truck, spreading cheer to children in Pilesgrove Township when he noticed something was wrong.

He spotted fire coming from the edge of the roof a three-story home at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Santa joined some firefighters stopped, knocked on the door and alerted a woman and her children about the fire.

No one was hurt.

The fire chief says a malfunction with the chimney caused the fire.

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