A Danville family is safe after a 12-year-old boy helped them escape a house fire early Thursday morning.
Firefighters say the fire started around 3:30 Thursday morning on West Lexington Street.
They say Jaxxyn Wood was up late playing video games when he started to smell smoke.
He woke up his 8 family members which all safely escaped the house fire.
Fire crews believe the fire, which is still under investigation, started in the kitchen.