Dog taken for treatment following Danville business fire

Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 10:56 PM EDT
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DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) - A dog was given resuscitative efforts following a structure fire Tuesday afternoon before being taken to a veterinary clinic for further treatment.

According to the Danville Fire Department, crews responded to 314 Mt. Cross Road around 3:30 p.m. for a report of a structure fire and found the single-story business with heavy smoke inside. Crews found a small fire in the back of the building that was soon extinguished.

Additional crews found the dog and took it outside the building. No information has released about the dog’s condition since being taken to the vet.

No injuries to people were reported. The business sustained minor fire damage and moderate smoke damage.

The cause of the fire is yet to be determined.

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