Tajajuan Womack, 11, saves family from Jersey City house fire when smoke detectors fail

Tajajuan Womack says he learned about what to

Tajajuan Womack says he learned about what to do in a fire at school, so when the 6th grader woke to the smell of smoke at 2:45 a.m., he didn't panic. (April 7, 2014 10:47 PM)

A quick-thinking 11-year-old is being credited with saving his family from a fire that ripped through their Jersey City home early Monday morning. 

Tajajuan Womack says he learned about what to do in a fire at school, so when the sixth-grader woke to the smell of smoke at 2:45 a.m., he didn't panic. Instead, he sounded the alarm.

"I was asleep, and I smelled smoke," Tajajuan says....

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