CHURCHVILLE, MD. (WJZ) — Fire officials are investigating a house fire that killed a dog and injured the owner late Friday night.

The one-story rancher style home started in the living room, officials said. Firefighters responded shortly before midnight and controlled the fire in 20 minutes.


Courtesy: Maryland State Fire Marshal

The sole owner of the house was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Burn Center with second-degree burns on 18 percent of her body and smoke inhalation.

Fire officials said the family dog died in the fire. The total structure cost was $25,000 and $25,000 worth of contents inside the home.

 

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