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Cole Carlson, 16, looks up at the damage caused by a fire Sunday afternoon to his home in north Fargo. Carlson was able to confine the damage to the workshop and garage before the fire department arrived. (Dave Wallis / The Forum)

Fargo teenager saves home from flames

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A Fargo teenager's quick actions Sunday afternoon are being credited with saving his family's home from fire.

When Cole Carlson, 16, smelled smoke about 1 p.m. Sunday, he followed his nose to the attached garage of his family's north Fargo home and saw a golden glow coming from inside.


Here's what happened next, according to Carlson:

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