Four Pets Dead After Fire

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MILTON — A fire left four animals dead in Northumberland County.

Firefighters said that the fire started at a home on Dougal Street, just before 8:30, Friday night.

Officials said Crews had the flames under control in 20 minutes, but it was too late to save the house, two dogs, and two cats from the fire.

According to investigators, the fire was caused by an electrical surge protector.

The home owners will be staying with family, and assisted by the Red Cross.