Deputy credited with saving family from fire in Mendon

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Mendon, N.Y. (WHAM)-A Monroe County Sheriff's deputy on routine patrol in Mendon is credited with saving a family from a fire.

MCSO say Deputy Luke Zaporowski noticed flames coming from the garage of a home on Clover Street around 1 a.m. Friday, and immediately requested the fire department.

In the meantime, he safely evacuated two adults and five children that were in the home at the time.

Fire crews say a chicken coop caught fire, and spread to the garage.

The cause is under investigation.