2 dogs injured in large Joliet house fire: officials

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Wednesday, May 22, 2024
2 dogs injured in large Joliet house fire: officials
A large Joliet house fire left 2 dogs injured on Hyde Park Avenue Wednesday morning, officials said. They pups suffered smoke inhalation and burns.

JOLIET, Ill. (WLS) -- Two dogs were injured in a large house fire in Joliet Wednesday morning, fire officials said.

Joliet fire crews responded about 9:20 a.m. to 301 Hyde Park Ave. for reports of a structure fire, with possibly one person and several pets inside.

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Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke and flames coming from the front of a two-story home.

Two dogs were rescued, and suffered smoke inhalation and burns, Joliet fire officials said.

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They were taken to an emergency veterinary clinic for care.

All other residents were able to get out of the home.

The fire was deemed under control about 9:45 a.m.

The Red Cross responded, as well.

No one was injured in the incident.

The fire's cause is under investigation.