Dog Dies In Fire, Home Gutted

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SCHUYLKILL TOWNSHIP — A space heater is being blamed for a fire that destroyed a home in Schuylkill County.

The fire started around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at a house on Old Route 209 Road near Tamaqua.

The fire chief says the fire started inside the home by a space heater too close to a couch.

Firefighters tried to rescue a dog from the home, but the dog did not survive.

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  • SLS

    Was there anoyone home? Did they go out and leave the thing on? So sad for the pooch! Glad no one else was hurt.

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