Six pit bull puppies were killed in a house fire in Cedar Grove Wednesday afternoon, but firefighters were able to rescue and revive a seventh.
Firefighters were called to the home in 800 block of Rebecca street just before 1:30 p.m. and arrived to find heavy flames and smoke coming from the front of the house.
Assistant Chief Fred Sanders says everyone got out safely, but one person who was visiting the home went suffered some smoke inhalation and had to be taken to the hospital to be checked out.
The puppies were found at the back of the house. Firefighters used oxygen to revive the rescued pup, who was covered in soot, but otherwise unharmed.
Sanders says the fire was knocked down within 9 minutes. Investigators are working to determine the cause.
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