PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Several dogs were rescued from a home that caught fire in Southeast Portland Tuesday morning.
According to Lt. Rich Chatman, a Portland Fire & Rescue spokesman, the fire broke out sometime before 7:36 a.m. at the two-story home in the 2500 block of Southeast 34th Avenue.
Firefighters arrived to find smoke coming from the basement, with nine puppies trapped inside. Crews were able to rescue all the dogs. No one was hurt, Chatman said.
The house was undergoing a remodel at the time. The cause of the fire and the extent of the damage are under investigation.
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