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Mother saves family from fire in apartment block

A mother of two has managed to save her children and her mother after a fire broke out in her block of flats in the US state of Georgia.

Ashley Brown, 23 made the quick decision that the only way out was through their third floor window.

Using a rope, she lowered her family to safety.

Lorna Blount reports.

Footage courtesy of WSBTV