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Great Escape

Girls jump from window to escape fire in their home

Nobody was injured in the incident.

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TWO YOUNG GIRLS were seen on video jumping from a fire that engulfed their home.

The girls jumped from their house in Atlanta on Tuesday into the arms of two waiting neighbours.

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“I heard someone banging on the window — you could see the window all broken, so we just ran over there and helped them out,” Deigo Silva, who caught the girls, told USA Today.

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The fire destroyed an apartment complex in the north of the city, leaving 29 people, including 11 families, homeless. The local Red Cross is assisting those affected.

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