At least 1 injured in fire that destroys house in Franklin

Credit: Journal News

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House destroyed by fire on Third Street in Franklin

Credit: Journal News

At least one person was injured Monday afternoon in a fire that destroyed a two-story house in Franklin.

Smoke could be seen from as far as Middletown coming from the fire reported around 2 p.m. in the 200 block of East Third Street.

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Firefighters from Franklin, Franklin Twp., Carlisle, Middletown and Clearcreek Twp. responded in addition to the Joint Emergency Medical Service.

The house was charred by heavy fire and smoke.

In addition to the injury to at least one occupant who was taken by ambulance to a local hospital, two dogs are believed to have perished in the fire, according to reports.

A damage estimate and possible cause of the fire were not immediately available.

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