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Pet dies in Palm Beach County house fire

Posted: 5:10 PM, Sep 21, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-21 21:10:48Z
Pet dies in Palm Beach County house fire

A family pet died in a house fire in the Smith Farm Development in central Palm Beach County Friday, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

The fire began just before 11:30 at the home in the 7000 block of Oak Grove Circle.

First responders discovered heavy smoke and flames when they arrived and had to force their way inside, fire rescue said.

They said they also encountered a vehicle on fire in the driveway.

Thee adults and two children live at the home and the Red Cross is assisting them.

A cause has not yet been determined.