Fire on north side kills 7 dogs

March 21, 2011

A house fire near 54th Street and Crittenden Avenue on Monday morning killed seven dogs and sent one person fleeing to the roof. Neighbors heard a resident of the home yelling for help just before 7 a.m. The resident said the home was full of smoke and he couldn’t get out. The neighbors got a ladder and rescued him from the roof. Witnesses say a person who lived in the home cared for rescue dogs.