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Dog killed, house destroyed in fire overnight

Posted at 12:00 PM, Jul 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-12 13:00:33-04

KILLEEN, TX — A dog was killed and a house was destroyed in a fire in Killeen overnight.

According to the City of Killeen Fire Department, a call came in around 2:30 a.m. for a house fully engulfed in fire in the 900 block of Cloud Street. Two adults and five children were inside of the home. All were able to make it out safely without injuries.

Two dogs were also inside of the home. One passed away in the fire. Two birds also possibly did not make it out of the home.

Killeen Fire says the house was destroyed, meaning it cannot be lived in until it is fixed. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.