INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - A family dog was killed in a house fire on the city's east side Thursday afternoon.
The Indianapolis Fire Department was called to the 1200 block of North Edgewood Drive shortly after 3:30 p.m. to the report of a residence fire.
Two people who were in the area to view a home noticed smoke coming from the residence. They knocked on the door, but there was no answer. A neighbor then called 911.
When firefighters arrived they found heavy smoke showing and forced entry into the home.
The fire was quickly extinguished. Fire crews say the family pet, an American Bulldog, lost his life from smoke inhalation.
Damages to the home are estimated at $20,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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