CLEVELAND - Seven people were able to escape their burning Grantwood Avenue home early Tuesday morning in Cleveland.
The residents said they awoke to flames and smoke filling the home.
One woman was taken to a local hospital after she was forced to use her elbow to break a window to get air.
The fire gutted the interior of the home.
A couple of the family's dogs were able to get out, but one did die in the fire according to the homeowner.