Smoke alarms alert DC family to fire in their home

An adult daughter dragged her bedridden mother to safety when fire broke out in their home in the 3500 block of N St., SE, DC Fire and Rescue reported.

Firefighters said the woman managed to get her mother to the front door, where firefighters took over. A family dog was missing at lost word. Firefighters said said working smoke alarms alerted the family to the fire and enabled them to escape safely.