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.