Dog dies in Ocala house fire

House badly burned, homeowner uninjured

Photo provided by Ocala investigators
Photo provided by Ocala investigators

OCALA, Fla. – A dog died in a house fire in Ocala on Wednesday evening, investigators said.

The blaze started just before 7:10 p.m. in the 100 block of NW 10th Avenue.

The home was badly burned.

Attacking the fire from the exterior, crews were able to prevent the flames from spreading to a neighboring home within the property, officials said in a news release.

The cause of the fire is unknown. The homeowner wasn't hurt.

The Ocala Police Department and Marion County Fire Rescue also responded. 

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