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Spencer Stroschein (center) saved his brothers Slayton (right) and Weston (left) and his parents by alerting them to a fire that was spreading through their Alborn Township home early Tuesday morning.

10-year-old Duluth boy saves family from burning home

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Wearing a newly acquired charm of Saint Christopher, 10-year-old Spencer Stroschein shyly described his role in getting his family out of their Alborn Township home before it went up in flames early Tuesday morning.


Stroschein, a fifth-grader, was sleeping in the den when he awoke to flames coming through the wood floor about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. He quickly rose and alerted the four other members of his family.

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