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Housefire kills 4 dogs after neighbor helps two teens get to safety

Sep 1, 2023, 11:52 AM | Updated: 5:57 pm

Firefighters said a propane tank exploded and started this house on fire in Ogden, Utah on Friday, ...

Firefighters said a propane tank exploded and started this house on fire in Ogden, Utah on Friday, Sept. 1, 2023. (Jamie Richards)

(Jamie Richards)

OGDEN, Utah — Fire crews extinguished a blaze in a two-story home in Ogden that killed four dogs. A neighbor helped two teens get out of the home before firefighters arrived.

One dog was rescued as firefighters searched for further occupants.

The burned home near the 500 block of 6th Street in Ogden leaves eight people displaced who will be assisted by the Red Cross. One firefighter was treated for a minor sprain at the fire.

According to the Ogden Fire Department, it’s possible propane tank caught the home on fire. The department has asked people to avoid the area and the cause is still being investigated by the fire marshal.

 

Crews from Ogden and North View responded to the blaze with 17 crew total, one ladder truck, three engines an ambulance, a paramedic and a battalion chief.

The building has been secured and sustained an estimated $40,000 in damage.

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Housefire kills 4 dogs after neighbor helps two teens get to safety