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Overnight fire guts Dover house

| June 17, 2024

DOVER (WJER) (June 17, 2024) – Dover firefighters say so no people were injured but three cats died and a fourth was unaccounted fire as the result of a fire early this morning.

It happened in the 300 block of Monroe Street.

Fire Captain Mike Mossor says a passerby discovered the fire and woke up the two adults and child living there just in time around 1:50 a.m.

He says the house is a near-total loss with a damage estimate that likely exceeds $300,000.  He says the cause of the fire is undetermined.

New Philadelphia, Strasburg, and Sugarcreek firefighters also responded along with a crew from Smith Ambulance.

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