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Dog dies in Tampa house fire on North Dartmouth Avenue

5:36 PM, Dec 27, 2013   |    comments
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Tampa, Florida -- A single story home on North Dartmouth Avenue was engulfed in flames on Thursday night. 

On December 26, just before midnight, Tampa Fire Rescue crews were dispatched to a  fire in the 3600 Block of N. Dartmouth Ave. On arrival firefighters found a single story with heavy fire and smoke coming from the rear portion of the home. 

Tampa firefighters entered the home to search for victims and attacked the fire. While performing a search of the home firefighters found and removed a dog who did not survive.

Firefighters battled flames for approximately 20 minutes before deeming the fire under control. The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

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