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Family of six escape house fire in Sydney

Two adults and four children have escaped uninjured after a house was engulfed in flames in Sydney's west.

Six members of a family have escaped a house fire without injury in western Sydney.

Emergency services found the Harrow Road home in Auburn well alight about 8pm on Friday before they extinguished the blaze and evacuated neighbouring properties on the suburban street.

A 50-year-old man, 35-year-old woman and four children - aged three, five, seven and 10 - escaped uninjured, police say.

The fire is believed to have started in the garage but its cause is yet to be determined.

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