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. "I...

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