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KENMORE, NY - A family of five is thankful to be alive after a fire destroyed their home on Belmont Avenue in Kenmore on Thursday. Two adults and three children were inside when the fire broke out in the back of the home around 5 a.m.

The family made it out safely but the family's pets -- a dog, a bunny and six cats -- did not survive.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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