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2 Dogs Rescued From Gloucester County House Fire

By Steve Beck, Al Novack

WESTVILLE, N.J. (CBS) – Firefighters were able to safely rescue two family dogs from a house fire in Gloucester County early Tuesday morning.

The one-alarm fire started at about 7:30 a.m. inside a home on Hillside Avenue near Delsea Drive in Westville, New Jersey.

The fire, which was concentrated in the roof area, was placed under control shortly before 8 a.m.

Fire officials say the residents of the home were not at home when the fire started.

Firefighters rescued two dogs that were in the basement of the home. One of the dogs was given oxygen by firefighters as a precaution. Both dogs are expected to be OK.

There were no reports of any injuries to firefighters.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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  • kate

    kudos to the fire fighters–

  • Susan G.


  • petluvr

    Thank you, firefighters, for looking out for the dogs !

  • Cynthia Petillo

    Great job, firemen, especially in taking such great care of man’s best friend.

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