Barking dogs alerted a Somerset family to fire in their home early Wednesday morning.
Firefighters arrived at 82 Mercier Ave. at about 1 a.m. to find the front of the home engulfed in flames.
Eight people inside escaped safely. Firefighters rescued two beagle puppies that were in a crate on the second floor.
One firefighter was sent to a hospital for dehydration.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.
23 Kenney Drive
Can't find something?
Contact Us • Work With Us • FCC Public File • For problems with the FCC Public File • EEO Public Filings
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2013 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.