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Dog rescued from house fire in Janesville

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JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- Firefighters in Janesville rescued a dog from a house fire on Monday.

A passerby called in the fire at a home in the 1600 block of Barham Avenue around 8:45 a.m.

Crews put out the fire quickly and got the dog out of the house. The animal was given oxygen and taken to a veterinarian.

The homeowners weren't there at the time. The Red Cross was contacted to provide the family of six with a place to stay.

Damage is estimated at $15,000.

There's no word on how the fire started.

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