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Man comes home to blaring smoke alarm

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Robert Pitts drove up to his Grand Forks mobile home Tuesday afternoon to find smoke and flames underneath the porch.

"If I hadn't have came home, it probably would have taken the whole place," the 58-year-old said.

Pitts ran inside his smoke-filled mobile home at 5204 Center Ave. to find Pepper, his Shih Tzu-poodle mix, hiding under a bed as smoke alarms blared. He grabbed the pup, shut off the electrical main and got outside.

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