DENVER (CBS4)– Firefighters credit smoke alarms with helping save a family from a burning home.

Fire crews with South Metro Fire Rescue rushed to the house fire near Havana and Orchard early Tuesday morning.

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(credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)

Smoke from the basement fire was filling the home while the family slept when the smoke alarms sounded.

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(credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)

Everyone escaped unharmed.

What started the fire is being investigated.

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(credit: South Metro Fire Rescue)

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