Three Dogs Die in Duluth Fire

DULUTH, Minn. – Just before midnight on Feb. 6 the Duluth Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 1509 99th Avenue West.

The first arriving fire rig established that most of the interior of the main floor was heavily involved in fire.

All occupants were safe and evacuated from the home when crews arrived on scene.

There were six dogs residing in the home at the time of this fire.

Two dogs were able to escape, three dogs died in the fire and one is unaccounted for at this time.

This fire caused very extensive damage to the structure and nearly all the contents.

The initial damage estimate is $100,000 to the structure and $50,000 to contents.

There were no firefighter injuries.

The Duluth Fire Marshals office has determined the cause of this fire as accidental.

Nineteen Firefighters from three fire stations fought this fire for just over two hours.

Gold Cross ambulance service stood by initially as a safety precaution for the Firefighters.

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