An unwelcome wake up call for a family in Oakville after an early morning fire destroys their home.
It was around 3 Friday morning when owners heard what sounded like an explosion.
They stepped to find flames shooting out of their Oxlow Drive house.
When fire crews arrived on scene, the home was fully engulfed in flames.
One person was taken to hospital for smoke inhalation.
A neighbouring home was also damaged by the fire.
There’s no word yet on a cause.
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