FOUNTAIN, Colo. (CBS4)– A Fountain man is being thanked for pulling a woman from a burning home. Gary Keller says it’s what anyone would do if they were in the same situation.

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Keller was walking his dog by the home when he noticed smoke. He said it didn’t take long before flames were shooting from the roof.

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Keller heard a woman screaming for help. He ran into the home to find her and pulled her to safety.

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He said his natural instinct just took over, “I would expect anybody to do that for my family. It’s not a big deal. I just wanted to make sure she was safe.”

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The 89-year-old woman is safe but her home was severely damaged.

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Fire investigators are working to figure out what caused the fire but believe it could be an issue with the heating system.

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