FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (WHAS11) -- This is one bird that's earned her keep! Meet pearly the pet parrot!
Her family in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. is crediting the bird with saving them from during a house fire.
The parrot woke the family early Tuesday morning with loud squawking. It turns out the laundry room was on fire.
Emergency crews arrived quickly and put out the flames; containing the damage to just one room.