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Fire crews battle a house fire in Bradenton with at least 10 animals inside, responders say

Bradenton fire crews give oxygen to animals rescued from house fire

Bradenton fire crews give oxygen to animals that they rescued from a house fire on Monday afternoon. At lease a dozen animals were said to have been inside the house when the fire began, according to emergency responders.
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Bradenton fire crews give oxygen to animals that they rescued from a house fire on Monday afternoon. At lease a dozen animals were said to have been inside the house when the fire began, according to emergency responders.

Firefighters battled a fire that broke out in a bedroom of a Bradenton home on Monday afternoon.

According to emergency responders, the fire was first reported at a house in the 600 block of 26th Avenue West around 3:50 p.m.

A woman reported that something caught fire in the single-story home and that her room was being “consumed by flames.”

She also told dispatchers everyone got out of the home but she still had dogs inside of the house.

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Firefighters battled a house fire Monday afternoon in the 600 block of 26th Avenue West in Bradenton. Several animals were rescued from the house, first responders said. Shane Shifflett Special to the Herald

When firefighters with the Bradenton Fire Department arrived on scene, they found 10 animals inside of the house.

Eight of the dogs were rescued and given oxygen. They are expected to be OK. Two died in the fire, officials said.

One woman was sent to the hospital for smoke inhalation, officials said.

By 4:30 p.m. the fire was reported to be under control.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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