NY girl, 7, credited with alerting parents to fire

FARMINGVILLE, NY

Everyone got out safely due to Mia Wojciechoski's action.

Her father, Mark, told Newsday that Mia came running to her parents' bedroom around 2 a.m. Wednesday to alert them to the fire in their Farmingville home.

The father, a Long Island schoolteacher and coach, said the family lost everything. But he was thankful his wife, Mary; their daughters, Mia and Gabrielle; nephew Julian; and dog all were safe.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Mia had a simple explanation for alerting her parents: She couldn't sleep.

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