• In this Saturday, May 21, 2016 photo, 7-year-old William Rimmer talks with Costa Mesa, Calif., Fire Department Capt. Chris Coates after the boy and his father escaped a fire that threatened their Cost Mesa home Saturday evening. Authorities say the boy didn't hesitate when he smelled smoke at his home, waking up his sleeping father so the pair could escape a spreading fire. The fire was confined to the home's garage.(AP Photo/Richard Koehler)

    7-year-old boy wakes up dad, pair escapes house fire

    COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Orange County say a 7-year-old boy didn’t hesitate when he smelled smoke at his home, waking up his sleeping father so the pair could escape a spreading fire.