Father Catches 7 Family Members As They Jump From Burning Home

By: Josh Mabry
By: Josh Mabry

WHITING, Kan. (WIBW)-- A father reportedly caught seven family members as they jumped from the second story of a burning home in Whiting overnight.

Six children and the man's wife jumped from the home at 128 E. Whiting St. Thursday morning.

A family bulldog is said to have alerted the family of the fire by scratching on a window outside.

A 13 News viewer submitted photos of the blaze. The photos were submitted around 5 a.m.

According to the viewer, the home was completely destroyed, and belonged to John and Casey Roles.

Information regarding potential injuries and a cause of the blaze was not immediately available Thursday morning.

Whiting, Kansas is about 50 miles north of Topeka.

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