Three displaced in house fire Monday afternoon

Published 3:22 pm Monday, December 28, 2020

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Two dogs died in a house fire in the 200 block of Widgeon Court in the Burnetts Mill neighborhood on Monday afternoon.

The fire was reported at 1:59 p.m., according to a city press release. Crews arrived at 2:05 p.m. to find smoke and fire showing from the home. The fire was marked under control at 2:26 p.m.

Firefighters located two dogs inside the home and carried them outside, but the dogs died as a result of their injuries, the press release stated. There were no injuries reported at the scene, and no occupants were inside at the time of the fire.

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Two adults and one child were displaced as a result of the fire. They will be assisted by family in the area.

The Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause.