SOUTH ROXANA, Ill. ( – A dog died after a South Roxana home caught fire early Thursday morning.

Firefighters were called to High Street at Poag Avenue before 5 a.m.

A friend of the woman who lives in the house told News 4 the girl was safe and staying at a friend’s home when the fire occurred.

One of the homeowner’s dogs died in the fire. Another dog was rescued from the home.

The cause of the blaze is currently unknown.  

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