Six Dogs Die in Fire

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MAHONING TOWNSHIP — Six dogs are dead after a house fire in Carbon County.

Flames broke out around 8:00 Thursday evening at the house on Spruce Street in Mahoning Township, just outside Lehighton.

Three people lived in the home, but no one was home at the time of the fire. There were no reported injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Traffic was detoured in the area for several hours as firefighters battled the blaze.