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Family Pet Killed In Salt Lake City House Fire

Apr 19, 2021, 3:58 PM | Updated: Dec 30, 2022, 10:15 pm

FILE (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)...

FILE (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

(Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY — A Salt Lake family tragically lost their pet after a fire broke out in their home, causing significant damage to the main floor, fire officials said.

Approximately 20 firefighters responded to 278 Quince Street around 1:30 p.m. Monday.

When crews arrived, they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the home.

The flames were extinguished quickly as crews were close by, according to Battalion Chief Dan Walker with the Salt Lake City Fire Department.

No one was home at the time, but sadly, the family dog was killed in the blaze.

Fire officials said there was significant damage to the main floor, but an exact estimate of damages was not immediately available.

Luckily, no civilians or firefighters were injured.

The cause was under investigation.

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Family Pet Killed In Salt Lake City House Fire