NORTH BABYLON - A North Babylon teen is being hailed as a hero after saving his family from an early morning fire.

Dominic Cappellino, 13, says he heard the smoke alarm and smelled burning wire. He alerted his dad and the rest of his family.

The family of two adults and seven youngsters made it out safely.

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