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Woodson escapes burning house

Posted on: July 14, 2010 6:35 pm
According to a report on the website of 620 WTMJ radio in Milwaukee, Packers CB Charles Woodson, along with 10 other people, had to escape a burning home early Saturday morning.

The fire occurred in a multi-million dollar home in Bay Harbor, Mich., about 4 a.m.

From the story:

According to my sources, Charles Woodson and his business partner, Rick Ruiz, were in the home and reportedly smelled smoke around 4 a.m., but couldn't find the source.

11 people were reportedly staying at the residence at the time the fire broke out, however, the night before, the owners had been entertaining nearly 150 people.

According to Chris Etienne, community relations director for Bay Harbor … the event was “a celebration for the family for a large gift and naming of the University of Michigan Women’s Hospital.”

No one was reported injured in the fire that apparently started in the attic.
talked to Ruiz, who called Woodson a hero.

“I kind of just laid down, and Charles and I were just kind of hanging out there chatting about trying to figure out where that smell was coming from,” said Ruiz. “It wasn’t heavy at all in the beginning. It was just very light. I dozed off for a minute and Charles woke me up saying, ‘We gotta go. There’s a fire here.’”

--Josh Katzowitz

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