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Melson, three dogs survive fire
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A Viola Trailer Court resident narrowly escaped tragedy along with his dogs late Thursday afternoon when his home went up in flames.“I came outside and seen smoke and flames pouring from his trailer and I started yelling. I couldn’t believe my eyes,” said neighbor John Burns, who knew the elderly resident, Ralph Melson, must be inside. “I yelled in and told him he better be getting out right now.