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Family loses home, dog after Port Charlotte fire

Posted at 8:47 AM, Jan 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-18 12:33:05-05

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — A family of three is safe after an early Friday morning house fire.

Crews arrived to the home on the 21800 block of Edgewater Dr. just after 3:30 a.m., according to Charlotte County Fire & EMS.

The three residents were able to get out of the house on their own. However, officials say their dog died.

Officials say the house is a total loss. The Red Cross was called to help the family with alternate accommodations.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.