Pet parrot saves family from fire

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FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Laura Jean Niesel and her fiancé, Dave in Ft. Lauderdale, FL credit there 3-year-old parrot with alerting them of a fire that broke out in their laundry room.

The pair say they were awoken by Pearl’s squawking in the middle of the night. Annoyed, Dave went to check on the bird and that’s when he smelled something burning. He immediately called 911 and crews were able to contain the fire before it spread to the rest of the house.

Now Pearl’s squawks are music to their ears.