11/23/2011 10:20 am ET

Australian Teen Escapes Burning Home

14-year-old Hiro Shizuka from Sydney, Australia managed to escape his home just moments before it was completely engulfed in flames from a fire caused by electric heaters, Seven News reports.

"I'm lucky -- really lucky -- to be alive," he says. Watch Hiro talk about his close escape in the video above.

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