2 dogs die, 1 rescued from duplex fire in southwest Miami-Dade County

Resident on other side of duplex makes it out safely

By Peter Burke - Local10.com Managing Editor, Trent Kelly - Reporter

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - Two dogs died in a fire Thursday morning at a southwest Miami-Dade County home.

A Miami-Dade Fire Rescue battalion chief said the fire started in a duplex on Southwest 212th Street.

Nobody was inside, but there were three dogs in a cage.

Two of the dogs died, but a third was rescued and treated by firefighters.

A fourth dog in the backyard wasn't hurt.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel treat a dog that was rescued from a duplex fire on Southwest 212th Street.

The resident on the other side of the duplex got out safely.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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