*NOTE: The initial press release on this house fire was that at least one dog died in the fire. The second update from the department said four dogs died. The third update says none of the pets were injured.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – A family and their four dogs are okay after a home caught fire in St. Petersburg Monday morning.
The fire started around 10:45 a.m. at the single-story home on 80th Avenue North, St. Pete Fire Rescue said.
When fire crews arrived on scene, they found thick black smoke and flames coming from the front of the home. It took crews about 30 minuets to get the situation under control.
No people or animals were injured.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
“None of the family pets were injured or harmed during the fire this morning. St. Petersburg Fire Rescue apologize for the miss information released earlier today.”St. Petersburg Fire and Rescue
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