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Dog found alive after basement fire in Akron

When firefighters arrived they found trash burning in the basement of the home.
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AKRON, Ohio — A dog was found alive by its owner following a house fire in Akron.

Akron fire officials say they were called around 7 p.m. for a fire on Mercer Avenue. When firefighters arrived they found trash burning in the basement of the home and were able to extinguish the flames.

It was reported that a dog was inside the home when the fire began. The owner of the home located the dog alive in the basement of the house.

No injuries were reported.