Flames Damage Home in Wilkes-Barre

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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Flames forced eight people from a home in Wilkes-Barre Monday evening.

Investigators tell Newswatch 16 the fire started around 6:30 p.m. in the back of the home on the 300 block of Academy Street.

Firefighters rescued a dog from inside the double-block home, but three cats did not make it out.

The Red Cross is assisting the fire victims.

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