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Saturday 30 March 2013, 9:45AM

By News Man

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NEW PLYMOUTH

Smoke alarms have saved the lives of a family of 5 after a house fire in New Plymouth this morning. 

4 fire appliances were called to a Vivian Street property to find it fully involved shortly after 3 this morning.

New Plymouth Senior Station Officer Ian Drewery said one person was taken to hospital with smoke inhalation.

He said a neighbouring property was also damaged in the blaze.

Investigations have already begun.