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Dog killed, woman rescued during house fire in Cleveland’s Forest Hills neighborhood

Dog killed in house fire in Cleveland’s Forest Hills neighborhood
Dog killed in house fire in Cleveland’s Forest Hills neighborhood(Source: WOIO)
Published: Nov. 5, 2021 at 5:13 AM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - An early morning house fire in Cleveland’s Forest Hills neighborhood claimed the life of the family dog.

The fire broke out around 1:30 a.m. Friday on Gray Avenue near E. 115th Street.

Firefighters rescued a 47-year-old woman from the burning home, according to a department spokesperson.

The spokesperson said a firefighter was treated and released from MetroHealth after getting a facial burn.

According to the Cleveland Division of Fire, the blaze spread to a neighboring home as well.

Damages are estimated at $75,000 for the primary home, the fire department said, and $5,000 for the exposed home.

Their investigation determined the cause of the fire was unintentional.

This is a developing story. Return to 19 News for updates.

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